Author Archives: J.A.P.

About J.A.P.

intending to live a life free of regret, learn the Truth/truth and align with it. focused on spiritual development and having fun. maybe something i have to say here will help you on your path of growth and living in peace and joy.

A Brief Word on Faith

Faith is an action word; a verb. Faith is NOT a noun, or something you have. Faith is something you DO. You’re either doing faith or not, but you do NOT have faith. This is a critical distinction because often, … Continue reading

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The Power of Joy

Joy is a pivotal factor in spiritual growth and in success in life.

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Welcome!

Photo above by Clark Little; http://www.clarklittlephotography.com. Hi. Thanks for visiting this site; a spiritual blog from a Taoist perspective. This blog is not strictly chronological as past entries are updated as appropriate. If you follow a different tradition, don’t let … Continue reading

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One powerful thing to remember/ponder

here is something to remember and explore that is very powerful. Everything you and anyone else does, is an attempt to feel good. Every living thing on this planet (and beyond(?)) is subject to pleasure and pain. This is the … Continue reading

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A Room

There’s a room you may stumble into. It’s where you are just be-ing, not try-ing, and yet everything is getting done; everything is moving along. Being in the room is somewhat exciting, but only slightly, like maybe the level of … Continue reading

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Joy is my Redemption

I have been working on an upcoming post about the power of joy in a spiritual path. In the meantime, I am moved to comment about a blessing I’ve received that is kind of a saving grace. Joy is how … Continue reading

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one foot in the grave, and the other on a banana peel

My grandmother attended her high school reunion and was joking about guys hitting on her. It was her 40 yr reunion or thereabouts and she was married, so I teased her about why she wasn’t interested in any of the … Continue reading

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