“Fear is the Mind Killer”

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This is a post in my project series, tentatively titled “Overlapping Magisteria” – which is a project to bring together old spiritual wisdom about how to live as human beings, with current scientific understandings. If you’ve read the science fiction classic “Dune” by Frank Herbert, or you saw the movie, you know this scene. A young […]

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A Wisdom School, Overview

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This post starts out talking about a character in my writing, but it’s not about my writing, or writing, or even science fiction. Bear with me. In my Casitian Universe Series, I have a character named Jal’end’a. She’s Casitian (from another planet, for those of you who aren’t familiar,) and before she arrived on Earth, […]

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My Salvation Theology

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If you know much about me, you know my soteriology (salvation theology)  is not anywhere near small-o orthodox Christian. (Actually, it’s much, much closer to the soteriology of big-O Orthodox Christianity.) I’m sorry. I just can’t possibly worship a god for whom “justice” is eternal torture for unbelievers, or anyone, for that matter. And since I’m not […]

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