BLOGS & ESSAYS
The Many Meanings of the Word "Democracy"
Soul-making: Am I Worm, or a Butterfly?
A Soldier's Dharma: The Death of My Son in Afghanistan
Waiting for the Sun, Or Suffering from Alvy Singer Syndrome (A.S.S.)
Why Does Shit Happen?: Addiction and Power Are Not The Ultimate Problems
ADDICTION, ASTRONOMY AND SOUL-MAKING: The Mysterious Nature of Dark Matter
SATAN AND EVIL IN THE HEBREW BIBLE AND SOME DEPTH PSYCHOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS
The Modern Fascination with the Brain: The Religion of Cranialism and Politics of Neurocracy
Alcoholics Anonymous: Twelve Universal Steps to Spiritual Experience
Why Does Everyone Want to Write a Book?
Plato’s Cave & Video Games: Is Virtual Reality Kil…
MENTAL HEALTH AND THE FAIRNESS FALLACY: RE-VISITING THE CUCKOOS NEST
Soul-making Therapy vs. Traditional Therapy
What is Consciousness? or Why Are We Conscious?
FOR THOSE WHO DON’T LIKE THE WORD “GOD”, TRY "GODDING"
What is Soul-making Counseling?
YOUR CRAVINGS BRING PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL COMPLETION
Government Controlled Health Care and Mental Illness
FOR THOSE WHO DON’T “FEEL” GOD’S PRESENCE
The Normalcy and Necessity of self-Annihilation
Preparing for the End, and the Beginning
Freezing the Infinite in a System: C.S. Lewis's Critique of Anthroposophy
Science and Religion: Two Instruments for Seeing Reality
Confessions: Toward a Personal Political Position
An Assessment of the Law of Attraction Oprah's Interview with Larry King
Soul-making and the Colorado Shooting: James Holmes as the Joker, Trickster, Savior
Interest is More Important Than Hope
Two Forms of Suicide: Physical and Psychological
The Relationship of New Age Spirituality to Depth Psychology
Occupy Wall Street and Soul-making
Occupy Wall Street and Puer Aeternus
Jesus Was Not Your Typical New Age Teacher
Does Life Operate By Chance or Purpose?
Can There Be Absolutes in an Age of Relativism?
Hillman’s Pathologizing and The Book of Genesis.
James Hillman’s View of Suffering and the Bible
Myth and Science, Two Ways to Two Truths
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE BEATLES
Is It Really a “War on Terror”?
THE SOLUTION IS IN THE DIS-EASE
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO ARE CONFUSED AND JUDGMENTAL
The Myth of Mental Health: Our Need for Psycho-spiritual Isometrics
Mystical Narcissism: The Law of Attraction Meets the Law of Opposites
The Role of Humor in Soul-making
THE GREEN KNIGHT AS TRICKSTER: Soul is Made by Death and Sex
The Hymn to Demeter: The Roles of the Gods in Soul-making
The Cure: “Where the Birds Always Sing”
WAITING FOR THE SUN: SUFFERING FROM A.S.S.
Interest is More Important Than Hope
Are Muslims the Problem, or Politicians?
The Book of Job: Divine Madness
HOW ADVERTISING AND RELIGION ARE SIMILAR: DID THE VIRGIN BIRTH REALLY HAPPEN?
Religion, Politics and Modern Day Demon Possession
Politics and the Role of The Ego
Guest Blog: Teresa Lutrell On Losing a Child & Entering the Dark Night
What To Do When I Think I Am Not Good Enough
All Relationships Are for Making Unique Souls
Using Your Art, Talents and Soul-making
June 22nd – December 22nd: My Two Birthdays
Hymn To Demeter: The Gods of the Underworld in Making Soul
Transcendence or Transformation: Eastern Philosophy Compared to Soul-making
INTEREST IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HOPE
From Inter-faith to Exit-faith
The Myth of ‘Free Will’: Prove me Wrong!
BE AN INFORMED DOGMATIST: IDEAS, IDEALISM, IDEOLOGY
SWINE FLU, CHICKEN LITTLE AND THE END OF MY WORLD!
How is The Imaginal Realm Different from Human Imagination
Ten Hard Questions for Soul-making
The Terror and Joy of Finding God in the Dark
The Bible is a Book for Losers
Finding God While Losing Your Ass
Is Freedom of Debate the Central Tenet of American Democracy?
BRIEF AND SHOCKING STUDY OF SATAN IN THE BIBLE
Soul-making as Evidence for Immortality
Mirror Christianity and the Bible
The Necessity of Subjective Suffering
Is it True That ‘Pain is Unavoidable, But Suffering is Optional?
Most Evangelicals Are Secular Rationalists
Soul-making as Spiritual Isometrics
Churches as Gymnasiums, Not Hospitals
The Necessity of Judgment and Confusion for Soul-making
Soul is Made by Love and Death: Guest Lecture
Ravished By God: Donne’s Poem With My Commentary
‘RAVISH ME OH LORD’: John Donne on Divine Force
WAR IN THREE PARTS: A Moment in Soul
Happy New Year! I Think I’ll Kill My ‘Self’
The Soul of Video Images: Why We Love Films
Soul-making and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
En-Humanment, Not Enlightenment
Not All Religions Are the Same
OBAMA OR McCAIN: Does God Have a Favorite?
Poem: OPENING RODINS HAND OF GOD
Evaluation of Eckhardt Tolle’s A New Earth: Is There Such a Thing as a False Ego?
Soul-making and the Death of My Child
Poem: There is No Cellar, There is No Door
Something Only A Man Can Understand
One Very Short Simplified Version of the Biblical Narrative
THE SELF MADE MAN DID NOT BEGIN WITH BARACK OBAMA
For Jason Bogar: Who Loved the Flag
The Necessity of Losing Your Head
Death, Loss, Humility and Soul-making
Praying to an Empty Chair: Your Imagination Does Not Belong to You
Interviews from Beyond the Grave: Kurt Cobain and Norman Vincent Peale
From the Medieval Rack to Medical Prozac
Poem: God is My Emerging Insanity
Talking to My Many Selves in Dreams: We All Have Multiple Personalities
Imaginal Realm: A Sufi Perspective
Interviews from Beyond the Grave: Jesus and Jim Morrison
Really Good Quotes That Apply and Brief Comment
The Ego Surrendered: Shiva Dancing on the Crushed Dwarf
Emerging Evangelical Christians: An Alternative to…
How Does Positive Thinking View Emotional Anguish?