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sending positive thoughts

Sending positive thoughts

There are many tragedies in life.  Death, disease, violence, natural disasters, accidents all cause us stress and worry.  In times like these, we often talk about praying for the victims, or sending positive thoughts and energy.  We do it to help those who are hurting, and we do it to feel like we are contributing in some way, even if we are too far away to be of service in person.  Some people say that such efforts are useless.  They do not believe that positive thoughts can help anyone.  Whether this is true or not, we still do it.  We do it for ourselves if for no one else.  It helps ease the pain of feeling helpless.  But I do believe that such things can be helpful to those in need, too. Continue reading

Life is a Massive Video Game

It’s all just a massive video game

Is there anyone who hasn’t played a video game?  I suspect not.  I used to play an online game called World of Warcraft.  I used to play Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop games.  I used to play Live-Action Role Playing games (LARPs).  All of these games involve creating a character through which you can participate in the game.

The character generation process involves things like choosing if you will play a Continue reading