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I Am a “Being Humanist”

We’re born. We grow. We learn. We grieve. We reemerge. We feel helpless. We overflow with joy. We dream. We fail to live up to our ideals. We transcend. We hesitate to trust our capacities. We shatter into a thousand pieces of love. We sleepwalk. We awaken, over and over again, living our fully and […]

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In Search of Beauty in a Challenging World

I’m currently in Kathmandu, Nepal where I’m making my annual pilgrimage of sorts to Nepal Orphans Home, a charity I serve, where I do my best to be supportive and make my presence worthwhile. It’s always been my happy place here, and in this my sixth year of coming here, it still is. Yet I […]

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Blind Spots

When I first bought my van, I remember driving and trying to merge into heavy traffic on my right side. Given the geometry involved and the lack of side windows, I simply couldn’t see sufficiently. I managed to navigate by getting out of the van, watching and waiting until the road seemed clear, hustling back […]

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Loving Support – The Elixir of Life

Lately, I’ve been recognizing how thoroughly invaluable we all are to each other along our journey of becoming the true beings that we were meant to be. We play critical roles in helping each other to believe in ourselves and come to know our own value. Almost always our own worst critic, without others in […]

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Opening a Blind Eye

From the dawn-laced window of my hotel room on a hilltop on the outskirts of Bhaktapur, the seat of one of the ancient kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley, the skies are hazy from the many smokestacks of brick making operations. With the sun rising behind them in the distance, I find it peculiar how something […]