Spud Murphy

Wood Art, Fiction & The Great Work

Wood Art

The Great Work/Blog

 

Dystopia

The Empire Never Ended

A dystopian novel or film is never really about the future, it’s about what’s happening now…isn’t it?

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Michael Jordan

Samadhi Jam

Watching The Last Dance recently it ended with a Pearl Jam song. A song about living in the moment; something the Bulls practiced to become champions..

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Be not afraid

4+7=11

April 7th was a strange day, a strange day I was told to wait for and the synchs were off the charts.

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Fiction

 

Prologue (the Dagda)

Ahhh no….Nehura thought… “Are you dead…..?”

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The White Trout of Tacumshane Lake

What secrets does this small Wexford Lake hold?

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Bliss, a short story by Spud Murphy

Bliss

Your head is rushing, no, swimming…swimming with ideas, boom, boom, boom…

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Buddhism & Meditations

Daniel Ingram’s ‘Mastering the Core teachings of the Buddha’ is a tough nut to crack. The clue is literally in the rest of the title…’An Unusually Hardcore Dharma Book’… Read More

Celtic Ponderings

Ireland’s Immortals – A History of the God of Irish Myths is another I’m tacking at the minute…Read More

Philosophy

Thomas Berry’s The Great Work left a last impression and the lessons it teaches might go a long way towards stopping humanity from killing itself…

 

Philosophy/Psychology

Carl Jung’s popularity is soaring, largely thanks to the occultists and mystics embracing him. And that’s a great thing…