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Welcome to Standing on My Head!

This blog used to be hosted at Patheos, but I created my own site because I wanted to get away from the increased commercialism. I also wanted to return to the more personal and relational style that I first had when blogging. As the readership increased at Patheos we lost the personal contact. I had to close the comments box because there were simply too many comments to moderate and extremists were using my combox as their soapbox.

Having a subscription gateway helps us return to that smaller, more personal blog. The main blog posts will still be free for everyone to read. My archived material from Patheos is now here, and will also be free. However there is a donor-subscriber section. You can support this blog and enjoy extra content at two different levels. Check it out here to see what is reserved for donor-subscribers.

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Standing on My Head

“A scene is often most clearly seen when it is seen upside down.” G.K.Chesterton

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July 4th, 2019|

I've just finished a book called An End to Upside Down Thinking - Dispelling the Myth that the Brain Produces Consciousness and the Implications for Everyday Life.  The author challenges the materialistic assumption that the

History, Mystery and Meaning

June 30th, 2019|

Our pilgrimage vacation took us to one of my favorite places on earth: the ancient Abbey Church of San Antimo in Tuscany (illustrating this post) above the church is the little hilltop village of

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