As a meditation-lover and wanna be mystic, I’m always looking for a good mantra to integrate into my life. And since … More
Can We All be Better than Everyone Else? Felons and the Presumption of Exceptionality
For years I worked in a juvenile detention center. According to the residents there–teens awaiting trial–there was always a shortage … More
“ I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time, waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God, it changes me.” – C. … More
Meaningless Emptiness. Am I Crazy? Or the World? When You See Through Everything
“One sign that you are waking up: you’re asking yourself am I crazy or are all of them?” Mystic Anthony … More
Repent of Your Noise and Be Quiet
“I have often repented of having spoken, but never of having remained silent.” -Arsenius, Early Desert Monk The world is so … More
The meaning of Easter often centers around The Passion of Jesus and bunnies that lay eggs. But to focus on … More
You Are Going to Die!
Let’s get this over with, in case you haven’t figured it out yet. All the doomsday prophets and street corner … More
A Funeral for Give Up and Die
Dear Friends, Readers, and Subscribers to Give Up and Die. This will be the last post written by me (Andy) … More
Repent for the End is Near!
Yes, all those nuts screaming on the corner are right! It really is happening! The end is finally here. The … More