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ON ORLANDO: The Unmaking of Joy

ON ORLANDO: The Unmaking of Joy

It’s virtually impossible to find the right words in the face of mass tragedies like the shooting in Orlando. In fact, it’s...
June 16, 2016 × 0 comments

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EGO, THE REAL CONSPIRACY: Volatile discussions during this election cycle and what my life has shown me

EGO, THE REAL CONSPIRACY: Volatile discussions during this election cycle and what my life has shown me

Some very tough choices This election cycle has necessitated the grappling with some very thorny choices! These involve not only...
June 14, 2016 × 0 comments

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FAMILY SECRETS BRUISED LIVES: The cost of a few moments of lust, hubris and carelessness

FAMILY SECRETS BRUISED LIVES: The cost of a few moments of lust, hubris and carelessness

Eric was my mother’s youngest sibling. There were two brothers, the oldest and the youngest of the brood, and three sisters in...
April 26, 2016 × 0 comments

contemplations, essays, meditation

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

Bhavana, meaning to cultivate or develop but commonly used in Buddhism as a word for meditation, once again flashes before my...
March 14, 2016 × 1 comment

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A LOVE LETTER: I wrote this for you.

A LOVE LETTER: I wrote this for you.

First of all, let me start by telling you that you, whoever you are and wherever you are, are loved. Right now. You are loved...
December 21, 2015 × 9 comments

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WHY IS EVERYTHING SO COMPLICATED?: Remembering simplicity and dealing with stress

WHY IS EVERYTHING SO COMPLICATED?: Remembering simplicity and dealing with stress

Do you remember the days when life was simple? In kindergarten, we would sing beloved songs, like “This Land is Your Land.”...
September 13, 2015 × 0 comments

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SUPERMIND: What all faiths tell us about the hidden power of the human mind

SUPERMIND: What all faiths tell us about the hidden power of the human mind

The following article is excerpted from Spiritual Telepathy: Ancient Techniques to Access the Wisdom of Your Soul by Colleen Mauro...
September 11, 2015 × 0 comments

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NO VOICE OR NO EMOTIONS?: The hardest “Would You Rather?” question

NO VOICE OR NO EMOTIONS?: The hardest “Would You Rather?” question

Ever heard of those “Would you rather?” questions? Such as, would you rather eat a hair sandwich or earwax? Well, here’s...
September 6, 2015 × 1 comment

contemplations

LOVE: No conditions, no limits

LOVE: No conditions, no limits

Love. Such a strong word, such a strong feeling. “I love you” can brighten up the whole world for a person. “I don’t love...
August 6, 2015 × 1 comment