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Prisoners Of Ourselves

Have you ever felt like you’re trapped in a life situation that offers no release? Do you ever feel like you’re a prisoner? Assuming that you are not an actual inmate in a jail or penitentiary, do you have any … Continue reading

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Can Our Minds Be Hijacked?

Jorge asked an intriguing and somewhat scary question yesterday. Have our minds been hijacked? I fired back by saying, “Possibly.”  I continued my response by saying this is a question I’ve asked myself many times in the past, because we … Continue reading

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Out Of Habit

I drove the ol’ Camry into the garage, switched off the engine, and thanked the car for a safe, pleasant journey. These mundane actions are what I do without much awareness after arriving home from an out-of-town trip. Yesterday, my … Continue reading

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One of my most embarassing flaws is naïveté.  I’ve had to expend a lot of effort to try to overcome it, but the tendency towards credulity remains as a paradigm in my thinking.  Ironically, this gullibility also provides the ground … Continue reading

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Some Inner Power

I have been asked, a couple of times, for my opinions about current events by a national polling company; the name of which I agreed not to publicly divulge.  After each telephoned interview, they have asked my religious affiliation in … Continue reading

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My guru once reminded me that the chains of my bondage are voluntarily worn. I can remove those chains quite easily if I ever decide to shed them. There is no need to delve into the subconscious mind to free myself of … Continue reading

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Plan Your Epitaph Day

Most of us want to know that our life means something in the overall scheme of life.  As children and adolescents we probably daydreamed about making a meaningful difference in the World. If we’re honest, mediocrity was a state of … Continue reading

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