Temet Nosce

Piecing together the puzzle of mythology and the human condition

Posts Tagged “death”

Never Forget: 24 Priorities and Principles on a Day of Remembrance

Posted on September 11th, 2015 by Thomas Ryan

I have written the following 24 declarations, neither as a citizen of any particular country nor a believer in any particular faith, but simply as a human being. Here’s what I’m doing my best to never forget, today and every day:

I Went To Your Funeral Today: An Extrospection on Suicide (and a True Story)

Posted on June 9th, 2015 by Emmu Matson

I went to your funeral today. Everyone was there. Your mother, your sister, your brother. Your cousins, and aunts and uncles. Your nieces and nephews, running around in their brightly colored clothing, looking out of place among the black and dim hues, playing on their game systems and making round trips to the refreshment tables. […]

What Is Unseen

Posted on May 8th, 2013 by Thomas Ryan

“What is seen is transitory; what is unseen is eternal.” — 2 Corinthians 4:18 “Fear is the mindkiller. Fear is the little death.” — Frank Herbert, Dune Life is presented to us through the five senses. What we can see, hear, smell, taste, and touch are communicated from body to mind, the mind processes the […]