Tag: meaning

purpose

Sunday Mornings

I love Sunday mornings, particularly the ones where I haven’t been out binge drinking the night before.  It’s been a while since I really did that, but I don’t miss those. A little buzz to loosen the tongue is fine, but to lose focus?  To drink so much that it’s all an uncaring blur, a …

purpose

The Curve Of Life

There’s a moment in The Wonderful Visit where the main protagonist explains to the visiting angel the course of a person’s life.  The angel, coming from a place akin to heaven, doesn’t suffer from death, and doesn’t understand toil or pain or labour or taxes or culture or society.  Basically, he’s from an idealized place where …

depression

Depression

I have suffered a great deal from depression.  At times, I’ve let it define me.  I’ve tied it to specific events or people or jobs.  I’ve blamed a thousand people for it, a million, hell, the entire world at times. It’s a depressing place, isn’t it? The fact of the matter is that it happens. …

freedom

Freedom

The universe is epicly large.  It exists on a timeline most of us couldn’t even understand, let alone actually comprehend in its entirety.  Infinity and eternity stretching in all directions forever. And right here, in some part of it, on an isolated planet, with nothing but ourselves for company, we sit, with delusions of grandeur …

speculation

The Necessity Of Death

This is a trope that’s come up again and again in books, movies, comics and television shows I’ve watched. Someone, usually an older person, turns to their protege who doesn’t understand why someone just lost their life and says, “it’s the death that makes the life worth living.” I’d like to think on that for …