Life Moves Pretty Fast: Learning to Love the Law

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Having a crisis of faith on top of a Saturn's return is a weird thing. The whole purpose of a Saturn's return is to shake your foundations until all the rotten pillars come loose. It's very unpleasant. Part of the process involves you clinging to those rotten pillars as if it were a matter of life and death. You, of course, don't realize that they don't fit your life or feed your soul. It's simply how you expect things to be. And when it … [Read more...]

Why A Crisis of Faith Sucks

Remember my writing about going through a crisis of faith? Yeah, that's still happening. It's been several months now, and no sign of getting better yet. A good story has an arc, a progression, and a satisfying conclusion. This isn't proving to be a good story.What happens is first you begin by denying that you're going through a crisis of faith. You brush it aside and plunge forward regardless. Eventually it reaches the point where it can no longer be ignored. It pisses you off. So you … [Read more...]