Monthly Archives: February 2013

nike junk

The Nike ad starts with a woman lying in a bed appearing distraught, restless and tired as she rolls around until suddenly awakening from night terrors.  A woman’s subtly says, “Welcome to the world of addiction.  The only addiction that … Continue reading

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rolling with the sickness: our lives are not just pain

I have often heard it before, “Just control your drinking,” “Just try cutting down,” and especially, “What’s wrong with you, can’t you just stop?”  It is not the comments of control and moderation that bother me, it is when someone … Continue reading

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empty days, sleeping by

i have been sleeping on my couch, instead of my bed, for the past three weeks or so.  for the past two weeks, i have been sleeping without a blanket and using the end cushions as pillows.  its not even … Continue reading

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can i do god’s work without believing in god?

a couple of weeks ago, i read “loaves and fishes,” by dorothy day, a catholic pacifist anarchist.  i would like to share a couple of passages that really moved me and have shifted my perspective on spirituality. “the act and … Continue reading

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