Soul atrophy, spiritual atrophy, supernatural atrophy. It's all the same. The topic came up because of Vibram's Five Finger shoes. Spiritual thoughts and conversations come from the strangest places sometimes. Vibrams were designed with the active lifestyle in mind. They take some getting used to because if you are not a frequent bare-footer you will probably experience some foot pain as the muscles in your feet build up. Vibram suggests that if you are over a certain age and have not bare-footed much you should not switch to Five Fingers because it will cause undo pain and could cause injury. Muscles in your feet and ankles are like any other muscle in your body, if you don't use them you lose them. Americans are notorious for wearing sho…Read more >
Frustration. What a common occurance in my life. I find that a lot of my frustration is caused by myself, why? Because I expect things out of myself and people that I or others don't live up to and I am left disappointed which for me leads directly to frustration.
Hands down one of the most frustrating experiences in my life is when I am talking to someone or someones and I am asked for my opinion, now those who know me know that I have plenty of opinions, it's no secret, occasionally I am ashamed of it but for the most part I try and embrace that part of myself while still reminding myself that other people's opinions are just as valuable as mine and if I take the time to listen them I will probably gleen something worthwhile, believe it o…Read more >
t is no question that death is scary. It is scary and in some ways unnatural. Why? Because we as people weren't meant to die. Cancer, aids, murder... none of that is natural. But death... death wasn't natural, death now is natural.
I understand not wanting to die and I definitely understand not wanting a friend or family member to die. I say I understand because I listened as a doctor told me that my dad should be dead and they were hoping that they could get him in to surgery fast enough to keep his femur from compounding and my dad from bleeding to death. He was pale and in more pain than I have ever seen him in. I also called 911 as my dad held the limp blue form of my sister who had just had a grand mal seizure. I watched as my great grandm…Read more >