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Do Nothing

We are a very fidgety species. Apparently this is true physically and mentally. We can see this when we observe people who are closest to their unsocialized state–children. When kids aren’t physically checking out everything and anything, they’re busy asking … Continue reading

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Six Months To Live

After you recover from the emotional shock, what would you do if you found out you have exactly six more months to live?   That was the question on a radio talk show recently.  There were as many answers as there … Continue reading

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Really Living

The ridge of hard-pack left by the city snow plow was especially difficult to chop through. My neighbor, Charles, and I began panting and sweating as we chopped and lifted.   Charles paused to catch his breath, then exclaimed, “Man, this … Continue reading

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One Hour Remaining

“Death is the only wise advisor that we have. Whenever you feel, as you always do, that everything is going wrong and you’re about to be annihilated, turn to your death and ask if that is so. Your death will tell you that … Continue reading

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Life Is Like A Rocket Ship

I overheard the refrain of a song blasting from a neighbor’s car parked in front of my house.  The part that stuck in my head said, “Like a rocket ship in the galaxy, We were back where we belong.” I asked my … Continue reading

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Living Lightning Fast

“People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.” — Andy Warhol I’m not quite sure why, but it seems … Continue reading

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