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What If I Get Sick?

This is my first day back in my home office since I left on my Vancouver trip last week. In the meantime, something unpleasant happened to me: some kind of nasty, lingering stomach virus that has ..
(August 13, 2008)
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What Will Your Transition Cost?

On paper, it seems obvious that people should plan for a major shift in perspective that should occur just about the time they settle in to their relationships, their careers and their sense of ..
(August 13, 2008)
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Playing Dominoes With Your Life

We've downsized. In the process, I've had to squeeze my library into a smaller and smaller space. That really hasn't stopped me from buying books, though (my one extravagance). As a result, the nice, .
(April 16, 2008)
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Hatred as Deliberate Self-Sabotage

Shortly after I was ordained to the ministry, and was about to begin my ministry, just out of school, I needed a car. I had some savings, so I went to a recommended dealer to look. The salesman asked .
(April 16, 2008)
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When the Credit Chickens Come Home to Roost

A number of years ago (too many, really), when I was in post-graduate Theology, I took a course with a visiting professor from Oxford University, England. It began as the worst course I'd ever taken. .
(April 16, 2008)
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The Bread of Affliction - The Cup of Blessing

The Children of Israel were led out of slavery and into the Promised Land by the Hand of God. That experience, or, more correctly, that series of experiences forged these individual people and their ..
(April 19, 2008)
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Confronting the Enemy Within

Life never turns the way you expect it to. There's an order to it all, but the details are so minuscule and so convoluted, that trying to sort them all out and comprehend them is utterly beyond us ..
(April 21, 2008)
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Are You the Solution to Global Hunger?

Been watching the international news lately? Yesterday the executive director of the World Food Program reported that the international food crisis, spurred by the global economic troubles, has ..
(April 22, 2008)
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Why Are You Sabotaging Your Own Success?

On a scale from 1 to 10, how successful would you say you are? First of all, how do you define ‘success'? Do you include all the areas of your life? Some divide life into four quadrants: ..
(April 23, 2008)
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How to Stifle Creativity in One Easy Step

The deeper I go into using the internet to expand my coaching business, the wider the variety of services I encounter (and often use). Each service has its own particular approach to what it does, ..
(April 24, 2008)
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Is Wasting Time a Waste of Time?

If you have an addictive personality, you might want to reconsider reading my article today. Yes, I'm one of those people who can quite easily get on a ‘kick’ and follow it through to its .
(May 08, 2008)
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Values and Your Inertial Guidance System

What's an inertial guidance system, and what's it got to do with (personal or corporate) values? Newton's ‘first law of motion’ ("a body in motion tends to stay in motion; a body at rest ..
(May 09, 2008)
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Human Sacrifice In 2008

"Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities. " This is the twelfth (and last) of the Twelve Traditions that govern 12-step .
(May 17, 2008)
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Who's The Frazzled-est Of Them All?

About twenty years ago, a friend and I took a trip to the Mideast, and the trip ended in Egypt - first Cairo, then Luxor, and then back to Cairo again before heading home. Of all the places in the ..
(May 24, 2008)
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Manipulating the World to Suit Yourself

For most of my life (ever since my seventh grade English class - thanks, Miss Codaire!) I've had a sort of love affair going on with language. The richness of meanings that are conveyed by every word .
(June 02, 2008)
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My Seven-Minute Evolution

According to my best paleological sources, evolution doesn't happen slowly and gradually, it sits quietly in the background, building up ‘pressure’ until, suddenly, it bursts out onto the .
(June 09, 2008)
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A New Personality Emerges

The old paradigms are shifting . . . often faster than many of us would like to see. I spent last weekend in Los Angeles with Callan Rush and Justin Livingston from Leader to Luminary and they, in ..
(June 12, 2008)
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Disillusionment and the Second Stage of Life

In today's “Style" section, Washington Post writer Henry Allen treats his readers to a virtual journey into those not-so-halcyon early days of television that we of a ‘certain’ ..
(July 30, 2008)
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Midlife and Catastrophe Consciousness

In case you're wondering, ‘catastrophe’ (as a mathematical model) doesn't mean quite what you think it does. According to it's originator, French mathematician Rene Thom, “It ..
(August 03, 2008)
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Midlife Dispels the Security Mirage

I'm very fond of the concept of ‘social security', regardless of whether or not any social insurance program (either for retirement or medical necessities) could provide ‘security’. .
(August 03, 2008)
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Climbing Out of the Fog

It's impossible to plan for or even prepare for the midlife transition without doing some serious self-work. You can't very well establish a path and direction for yourself without having at least a ..
(August 09, 2008)
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Sounding the Fears of the American Male

I'm not a trained, licensed psychologist, and I can't determine the causes of or the cures for people's problems. But, I am an ardent student of human behavior, and sometimes I see things that raise ..
(June 15, 2008)
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A Moral Gymnast in a Paraplegic World

For maybe the twentieth time, I'm going to quote the famous architect, Le Corbusier, who said, “God is in the details" (how his quote ever got twisted around to say, ‘the devil is in the ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Which of Your Life Options Isnt Optional?

'You always have options, ’ or so suggests the popular saying. Count me in among those who insist that humankind possesses free will. We can choose among the broad variety of possibilities that .
(June 17, 2008)
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The Single Biggest Threat to Our Survival

Whatever could it be? Could it be thermonuclear war? Could it be unrestrained population growth? Could it be global warming? Could it be collision with a comet or an asteroid? Could it be terrorism? ..
(June 18, 2008)
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