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Left Coast Stories is my personal blog, but more than that. It is my way of not only conveying the stories that are important to me but of expressing an emerging personal philosophy regarding theology, politics, and psychology in an often ironic but also serious mode, flavored by my style and voice. 

As an initial blog and emerging narrative the focus is still not as sharp as it might be, but the objective is to narrow in on that as time goes on. 

Theology is used here broadly because it feels more fitting that the stickier word, religion. As an Orthodox Christian, Tradition and mystery have an extremely important role to play, but should not displace the significance of contemporary life or the legitimacy of science. 

Politics is used generally to denote the way one's life impacts the various environments in which we all live, and not merely partisan platforms or issue-oriented rhetoric. 

Psychology refers to the dynamics of the psyche, including not only an awareness of biological, environmental and cognitive processes, but also of how the unconscious plays a role in personal behaviors.

The intersection between theology, politics and psychology is that realm I refer to as the Left Coast, the beachhead of the soul where chaos and order meet in a paradoxical congruence.

Soooo....all of that is the backdrop for a blog that relates often humorous personal stories, musings on theological issues and the relationship between doctrine and daily life, and an occasional interposition of psychological insight to try to tie all the drawstrings together. 

Plans include eventually expanding Left Coast Stories into a podcast format as well.
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Left Coast Stories is my personal blog, but more than that. It is my way of not only conveying the stories that are important to me but of expressing an emerging personal philosophy regarding theology, politics, and psychology in an often ironic but also serious mode, flavored by my style and voice. 

As an initial blog and emerging narrative the focus is still not as sharp as it might be, but the objective is to narrow in on that as time goes on. 

Theology is used here broadly because it feels more fitting that the stickier word, religion. As an Orthodox Christian, Tradition and mystery have an extremely important role to play, but should not displace the significance of contemporary life or the legitimacy of science. 

Politics is used generally to denote the way one's life impacts the various environments in which we all live, and not merely partisan platforms or issue-oriented rhetoric. 

Psychology refers to the dynamics of the psyche, including not only an awareness of biological, environmental and cognitive processes, but also of how the unconscious plays a role in personal behaviors.

The intersection between theology, politics and psychology is that realm I refer to as the Left Coast, the beachhead of the soul where chaos and order meet in a paradoxical congruence.

Soooo....all of that is the backdrop for a blog that relates often humorous personal stories, musings on theological issues and the relationship between doctrine and daily life, and an occasional interposition of psychological insight to try to tie all the drawstrings together. 

Plans include eventually expanding Left Coast Stories into a podcast format as well.

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