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Innocence

I stepped onto the front porch slab a few minutes before bedtime. The night time weather was unusually mild and pleasant for late June; especially since the afternoon had been quite windy. I visually surveyed the neighborhood and took in … Continue reading

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Loving

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”–Carl Sagan One of the most pondered parts of life is love. Each of us has yearned for it. Through the ages, poets have composed verses paying tribute … Continue reading

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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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Express Yourself

We’ve heard of people holding back information in order to avoid hurting another person’s feelings or, more seriously, to avoid incriminating oneself. These lies of omission obscure the expression of truth. Lies of omission are a common feature in society, … Continue reading

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Come On People Now

The musical refrain “Come on people now, Smile on your brother, Everybody get together, Try to love one another right now.” Has been looping on my mental jukebox the past several mornings. The version of “Get Together” most of us … Continue reading

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Friendly And Caring

My old guru once taught that without a sense of friendliness and caring there is no sense of community. This is true from interpersonal relationships to international relationships and every relationship in between. I like to pause my life to … Continue reading

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Unrequited Love

My first celebrity crush happened at the tender age of ten. I couldn’t get over the fact that I would never meet Opie Taylor (Ron Howard) from “The Andy Griffith Show”. In my young mind, since he is two years … Continue reading

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