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What’s In A Name?

“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”–John F. Kennedy  My friend Jorge chuckled when the store clerk pronounced his name the way someone who is completely unaware of Spanish pronunciation. He gently corrected her by saying, “My name is … Continue reading

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What Is?

When we notice a cloud in the sky and simply experience the act of noticing, we see “what is” for what it is. The moment we label it as a cloud, or the category of cloud it is, or what … Continue reading

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Nothing

Today I have something to say about nothing.  Have you ever thought about this well-worn word?  You might say, “Sure, nothing doing.” We often use nothing in reference to something, as in “Bobby’s gift means nothing to me.” We might … Continue reading

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Becoming

I have a  memory of checking out a self-help book from the public library in the Summer of 1970.  That year was one of my life’s milestones.  I had graduated from high school a couple of months earlier.  It was … Continue reading

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