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For the Ladies - How to Catch a Good Man

I was in Lowes hardware store today when two young workers walked by. They were talking about one man's relationship with a pregnant girlfriend. He said “I don't think I'm ready to be a Daddy, ..
(September 18, 2008)
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A Meditation on Anger

Recognising something to be right or wrong because you can see it is right or wrong is something independent of intellectual agreement or disagreement with an idea. For example, you may believe that ..
(May 14, 2008)
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Grasping The Eternal

When I was a young man I one day attempted to consider a doctrine I was taught in my church. It stated that “God always was, and always will be". It stated that God had no beginning and has no ..
(May 14, 2008)
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The Two Aspects of Forgiveness

Recently I was in on a discussion about Senator Ted Kennedy and his recent diagnosis with brain cancer. This kind of cancer, I am told, leads to fairly certain death, usually within a year. The ..
(May 31, 2008)
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Of Men and Mice - And Cats and Dogs

Anything that gives us a feeling of any kind. . . whether a tattoo or a puppy. . . keeps us earthbound and ego identified. I think the motivation for having pets is the beginning, and possibly the ..
(August 07, 2008)
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My Only Love Sprung From My Only Hate

A friend of mine, who has a deep grasp of human psychology, is fond of quoting a line from Shakespeare. Juliet says “My only love sprung from my only hate". Now what on earth does this mean? ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Suffer Not the Little Ego

A friend of mine once commented that we live in the era of pleasure whereas most of past human history was an existence of suffering, or fending off suffering. There was a time, for example, when had .
(August 07, 2008)
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Lose an Arm - Gain a Life

Kasey Edwards, 18, of Okeechobee, Fla. , lost his left arm after unexpectedly grappling with the 11-foot long alligator in a canal at 2 a. m. Sunday, June 22, 2008. Three days later he had this to ..
(August 07, 2008)
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Sitting Still at the Cabaret

In the finale of the movie “Cabaret" Liza Minelli singing the title song asks the question “What good is sitting alone in your room? The song goes on to suggest that one should ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Singing in the Rain

One day I was talking to a very enlightened friend who always taught that whatever we hate gets inside us. . . that whatever we hate becomes apart of us, and begins to grow up in the place where ..
(April 05, 2008)
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Blessing the Enemy and The Joy of Being

As I was walking through the produce section of my local supermarket today, I suddenly realized that I had been caught up in thought and came back to the present moment. I have done this thousands of .
(April 02, 2008)
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