Category Archives: religion

Dignity

Dignity is a virtue that shows externally and felt internally. It’s not pomposity nor a façade. We recognize a person with dignity right away. One of the most dignified persons I’ve ever had the privilege to meet was my former … Continue reading

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The Perfect Life

The question came out of the blue from Jorge during a quiet spell last week. “I’m not asking this as a mere conversation starter: If you could choose the perfect life, would you choose the life you have now?” That’s … Continue reading

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Pretending

Do you remember the characters you imagined yourself to be during childhood playtimes? Did any of those pretended characters become a part of your adulthood? Sometimes I was the cowboy and sometimes the Indian in the clichéd game of Cowboys and … Continue reading

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Happiness Happens

If only I could own a quaint home with a white picket fence and have a brand new car in the driveway, I’d be happy forever. How many of us have similar wishes? Maybe the dream is for a mansion … Continue reading

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What Has Happened To Civility?

It’s difficult enough to get along in life as it is. The difficulty increases as we encounter the incivility in the world. This state of affairs tempts me to believe those pop psychologists who say we are experiencing an epidemic … Continue reading

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More Compassion And Love

Have you ever considered the mercurial nature of compassion and love? Because I think there is a major lack of authentic compassion and love in the nation and the world at large, this problem is worthy of yet another blog … Continue reading

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Thinking About Peace

You’d think we’d have learned how to get along by now. We have access to the necessary knowledge to do so. Now, more than at any other time in history, we can learn more factual information about nearly all the … Continue reading

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