Surprise!

Today’s post is devoted to my good friend Karen Damian, who I have known since the early 1970s, and mostly lived within 5 or 10 miles ever since. We often introduce ourselves as as “chosen” sisters. I’m so pleased to have this opportunity to showcase her one of her wonderful “process”paintings and it’s matching “elfchen” poetry. […]

Re-posted from The Onion http://www.theonion.com/articles/god-angrily-clarifies-dont-kill-rule,222/ God Angrily Clarifies ‘Don’t Kill’ Rule NEWS • God • ISSUE 37•34 • Sep 26, 2001 NEW YORK—Responding to recent events on Earth, G*D, the omniscient creator-deity worshipped by billions of followers of various faiths for more than 6,000 years, angrily clarified His longtime stance against humans killing each other […]

  Link to 4-min excerpt of Robin Williams’ 1978 performance  Post from “Upworthiness” August 2014 There’s been a quote going around attributed to Robin Williams that goes as follows: “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” Here’s where it came from. He was performing at the Roxy in 1978 for […]

TED talk by professor of Psychology Brene Brown, on the topics of Vulnerability, Empathy, Shame, & Guilt. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXSjc-pbXk4[/youtube] Here is a link to a her material about vulnerability that is demonstrated in an entertaining and educational graphic — originally posted by the website “UpWorthiness”. [youtube]http://www.upworthy.com/my-wife-didnt-get-why-i-was-so-into-this-woman-but-after-about-40-seconds-we-were-both-obsessed?c=upw1[/youtube]

Loneliness Illustrated So Beautifully You Will Need To Tell Someone “Upworthiness” post from December 2013 A 4-minute video ~ Comments and recommendation by Ray Flores In a world where we collect friends like stamps, here’s some sense for our social networks. At minute 0:40, my jaw hits the floor when creator Shimi Cohen outlines the capacity […]

I awoke in the middle-of-the-night…and decided to meditate upon “my sweet-spot” …that place-inside where I exist comfortably as AWARENESS ….without a steady stream of thought. Whenever I do this, my body experiences a deep, relaxing sigh. I recognize this as being the “pure, positive awareness” that Source IS…and how this is the WellBeing that is always present…available to us for downloading. […]

My Amazon Review by FAITHGIBSON on JUNE 19, 2013 “Letters of the Scattered Brotherhood” is collection of 104 letters about the spiritually-uplifting experience of everyday life that can, with the gentlest of instruction and encouragement, become a dependable part of religion. The instructional letters in the LSB were written by many different authors and originally published in The […]

Kicks & Giggles ~ silliness in a seriously silly world

by faithgibson on August 12, 2012

Well, the dilemma of how to discern and express political wisdom and compassion during the last 100 days of a fericely fought presidential campain got the best of me today. What can one say when serious people — politicians who promote themselves as public leaders and self-identify as highly religious — go around the country […]