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To Hate

To hate is easy and simple. The same is true for love. Both can be knee-jerk responses to life and the beings around us. One of the interesting aspects of both hating and loving, is that once we have surrendered … Continue reading

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It’s Spirit Day

Many people do not know that the third Thursday of October is Spirit Day. Many people who do know about Spirit Day, don’t understand the reason we have it. Spirit Day began in Canada in response to bullying-related suicides of … Continue reading

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Pondering Vigilance

In this day and age of selfies, social media, and obsession about celebrity, have we forgotten to be watchful about vanity? There is a popular species of mindfulness in contemporary culture, but we usually do not pay close attention to every … Continue reading

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More Thoughts About Hate

It seems like a broken record to keep addressing the topic of hate in this blog. The problem is that hate has barged into our culture in so many ways lately. Hate is even considered to be respectable in some … Continue reading

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Silence Is Complex

One of the qualities I most like about my friend Jorge, is his ability to be silent when we’re together.  Certainly we do our fair share of talking about what’s important in our lives, but it’s the silence that communicates … Continue reading

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Everybody Hurts

Jorge called for me to come into the kitchen for breakfast.  On the table were two large, steaming bowls of “Coco Wheats” cereal. I laughed and said I hadn’t enjoyed it since I was a little boy.  Jorge winked and said I … Continue reading

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An Acceptance Experiment

Somewhere, deep inside our minds, we discover there is some amount of dissatisfaction about some aspects of ourselves.  If we allow ourselves to face these aspects fearlessly and honestly, we might be able to discover we have a fair amount of … Continue reading

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