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About spaceloom

An urban monk, and an experienced spiritual director with a Masters in Psychology. Married with two children. Want to know me better? Read my thoughts.

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I have been doing some paper-and-pen writing lately, this is why blog posts have dwindled to nothing. There is something about scratching marks on wood bark that is meditative in itself. I just finished listening to Sounds True interview with … Continue reading

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Relationships

Questioner: What relation has the observer, my observer, to other observers, to other people? Krishnamurti: What do we mean by that word ‘relationship’? Are we ever related to anyone, or is the relationship between two images which we have created … Continue reading

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God-comprehending unfolding

I don’t know anything about God. Further I will say with some strong degree fo certainty that no one knows anything about God either. There are theories, propositions, intuitions about God. There are suggestions, concerns, queries and questions about God. … Continue reading

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Watch that door

I like to think of myself as a rational individual. In fact, “cold as a snake” was a constant refrain by the non-Trekkie members of my family who would, had they been smarter and prettier, have called me Spock (obviously … Continue reading

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Politically Engineered Scarcity

How much are my fears based on a perception of scarcity? If I see that something is limited does it automagically arouse feelings of greed, lust, gluttony? Is this a trained behavior? Most likely. Since we are small the lesson … Continue reading

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God and Mammon

Jesus has a few things to say about serving multiple masters, most especially he singles out wealth. “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be loyal to the … Continue reading

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The Deeper Way

I am trying to put some thoughts in order and trying to unpack what a Jesus-shaped spiritual life could/should look like. Obviously as the title suggests “deeper” means more work! Sorry but there is no bucking that. It means that … Continue reading

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