Tag Archives: belief

P.O.V.

“In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of … Continue reading

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Uncertainty

There are no absolute guarantees in life. When you fully understand and embrace that statement, you will have finally grown up. On a mundane level, we have product guarantees that give us assurance that our vehicles and appliances will last for … Continue reading

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Are You Certain?

“Why do we feel certain of the ideas or beliefs we hold as true or false?” Jorge threw out that question seemingly from nowhere during our stroll around the neighborhood. He quickly added, “Why do some people believe the Earth is … Continue reading

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The Tooth Fairy

While brushing my teeth this morning, I glanced at the calendar in the bathroom and noticed the reminder to visit the dentist today at eleven o’clock. I’ll be going in for my thrice yearly checkup and cleaning. The little note … Continue reading

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Utopia?

Can there ever, really be a Utopia? Does a Utopia require conformity? Is it possible to have a living, breathing Utopia that allows for folks who don’t fit in? The efforts of those people who invented the World’s major religions … Continue reading

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Long In The Tooth

My friend Greg mentioned one of his paternal uncles in conversation, yesterday.  He said, “Uncle Ted’s getting long in the tooth, so I don’t trust his opinion anymore.” I couldn’t help my grin, after hearing the seldom used idiom. The … Continue reading

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International Ideas Month

I settled into the easy chair with a steaming cup of joe and looked out the window into the dark, early morning.  I wasn’t formally meditating, only naturally letting go.  I have found out that my mind works best before I … Continue reading

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