Tag Archives: Ecclesiastes

Not That I Was “Looking for God” or Anything

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. Now, don’t get me wrong, I wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 23

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Six: Bread Upon the Water (Continued) Previously: Having failed to find “the reason,” The Fool flew home to a place where everyone invents their own. ↔ Mourning Becomes Elective It was … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 21

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Six: Bread Upon the Water Previously: Disenchanted with his life of radical idealism in Barcelona, The Fool resumed his wanderings.  (Note: This post is dedicated to the memory of all who … Continue reading

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