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Winning the Lifeform Lottery

Among millions of living possibilities, we have somehow been granted this opportunity to be a human being. Sure we humans tally in the billions, but do you realize that for each one of us during the span of our lifetime there will be perhaps 100 billion other non-human living beings (not even counting bacteria, viruses, […]

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Recognizing the Preciousness in Challenging Times

“Where are we going? Do not ask! Ascend, descend. There is no beginning and no end. Only this present moment exists, full of bitterness, full of sweetness, and I rejoice in it all.” ~Nikos Kazantzakis – The Saviors of God I am feeling so deeply blessed to be alive in the middle of this lifetime. […]

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30th High School Reunion and the Arc of Our Lives

Last night, I went to my 30th high school reunion and had a sublimely wonderful time. There is apart of me that would love to write a no-holds-barred gossipy expose, naming names, making confessions, appealing to the snoopy nosed among whomever may be eavesdropping on this blog. Ain’t gonna happen, but buy me a beer […]

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Being Quiet

    “Do not speak unless you can improve the silence” – Proverbs You know, lately, I just don’t seem to have a lot to say, and it’s wonderful. It’s as if something has fallen away and I can just sit there with others and not feel as if I have to fill the space […]