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On Romance

“I’m startled when you whisper, I’ll run if you should sighI must be so careful, or I’ll kiss my heart goodbyeYou shouldn’t let me dream ’cause I’m too romanticDon’t make me fall unless it could all come true”— James Monaco … Continue reading

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Loving Kindness

“If we share a slice of bread and margarine–that’s kindness. If we share a slice of bread and homemade jam–that’s loving kindness.” Great aunt Emma sometimes said this whenever she served snacks to children. Her little saying meant a lot … Continue reading

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Cruelty Burnout

Simply skimming the news headlines reveals inhumane acts of cruelty inflicted by humans upon each other. These acts are not of recent invention; only the easy, speedy communication about them is a contemporary phenomenon. One’s eventual conclusion might be to … Continue reading

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Knowing People

There’s something unbalanced about having many strangers knowing your face and voice. The public’s one-sided relationship remains somewhat unsettling when complete strangers walk up to you and begin conversing like you’re old friends. Some people believe they know you better … Continue reading

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To Love

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” This is attributed to songwriter, and poet, eden ahbez. I believe this statement to be timeless and profound. It is something to ponder in this … Continue reading

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Boundless

We humans are prone to fooling ourselves and others regarding possession of beauty, goodness, and truth. We cannot help it because that is the nature of subjectivity. We place high value on these attributes because we want to claim them … Continue reading

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To Love

This is the home stretch to Christmas in the West. Now is when people, regardless of religious affiliation, open themselves more to experiencing uplifting emotions. We symbolize this by various forms of gift-giving. Whether or not one subscribes to the … Continue reading

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