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Give Something Away

“Oh yeah, all right. Are you going to be in my dreams. Tonight? And in the endThe love you takeIs equal to the love you make”–1969 by John Lennon and Paul McCartney The very short, final tune of the medley … Continue reading

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Heart To Heart

“Big head, target for an enemy; big heart, target for a friend.”–Confucius Once upon a time a Zen master visited a solitary monk. The great teacher queried the hermit by asking, “Why do crows fly away when they see a … Continue reading

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Peace Through Truth

After skimming through the day’s headlines, I powered down the tablet and leaned into the sofa. I shook my head at the reports of war, violence, and propaganda across the world that I had just read. I know that humans … Continue reading

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Contemplating Love

Life feels better when we’re in love with someone. There’s a sublime joy and pleasure when gazing at the person we love. The whole of life seems enhanced when love washes over us. We want only the best for the … Continue reading

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The Stillness

Nobody strolls along the hiking/bicycle path near my house at four o’clock in the morning in the dead of winter. At least this was true after the latest light overnight snowfall. On a whim, I decided to walk on the … Continue reading

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The word, dull is an example of onomatopoeia–it sounds like what it is. Dull is blunt not sharp. A knife that needs sharpening is unsuitable for slicing soft cheese. There’s also emotional dullness. If you spent July and August as … Continue reading

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Abundance is one of those often-used buzzwords bandied about in the self-help industry. The fellow with the fleet of Lamborghinis and shelves full of books in his garage comes to mind. If a person is seeking how to increase one’s … Continue reading

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