Category Archives: Meanderings

The Death

I didn’t realize there was an ambulance with flashing lights in the neighborhood until a police cruiser parked in front of my house. The policeman casually strolled across my neighbor’s yard across the street towards a nearby house. I hoped … Continue reading

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Evil?

“He who speaks evil only differs from him who does evil in that he lacks opportunity.”–1st century rhetorician, Quintilian While skimming through the new non-fiction books at the Norfolk (Nebraska) Public Library I noticed another edition of William L. Shirer’s … Continue reading

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Incompatible

While queued in line to pay for groceries yesterday, I couldn’t help but hear a father lecture his pre-teen son. Apparently, the boy had experienced some sort of run-in regarding theft among his group of friends. The boy mentioned that … Continue reading

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The Perfect Life

Thomas, sprang a question onto me out of thin air, “What would be your perfect life?” My young friend sometimes throws me off guard with his interrogations. Thomas likes to insert philosophical questions into our friendly conversations. His curiosity is something … Continue reading

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The Film Of Our Lives

Life is not a snapshot. Life is dynamic, dramatic, and action-packed. Life is a movie. Each of us are the featured stars. Every day is a new scene with its own sub-plot and supporting characters. The movie theme is unique … Continue reading

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Settling For The Unacceptable

Whenever we settle for the mundane or the unacceptable, our inner light dims a little more. If we are not narcissistic, it turns out that we’re better than we realize. If we fully understood this, we probably would never settle for anything … Continue reading

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Adaptation

We live on a mostly hostile, but beautiful planet in the hostile but magnificent Universe. It’s wise to remember that nature and the Universe do not have any partiality towards us. Left without out our devices, tools, and shelter, humans … Continue reading

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