All posts tagged: music

Music and the existential

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the post-God side

I don’t have the words for describing this feeling.   Metaphysical, existential even.  It’s like speaking a language when the experience exists outside communication.  But I’m going to try. I’d like to believe that instilled within all of us is a detector for that which is especially captivating.   Moments and experiences that are so filled with love and beauty that it evokes unexplained emotions. Some call the experience a spiritual one.   Actually, most people probably do.  […]

The gods of the steamy bath

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the godless side

That which has been the most difficult for me to replace from religion has been the peace, serenity, wholeness, other-worldly-connectedness I felt during prayer times and worship services.  Now that I no longer believe in the spiritual realm, it feels impossible for me to connect with that which I always associated with god.  I came close the last time I played piano (I wrote a blog about this months ago).  It was heavenly.  It’s been […]

The greatest disease: Gratefulness

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the post-God side

Gratefulness is contagious guys.  Make it part of you, and it will change your life!!  DO IT! When I first started writing my list of 27 great things about the past year, it was difficult for my to think of any more than just a few.  Discouraging at first, I racked my brain for what good things could come from such a hard year.  But once my brain ignited the engine of gratefulness, it hasn’t […]