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Polishing the Heart

The stone pictured above was given to me by a friend who collected it on an Oregon beach. It’s been polished smooth by rubbing up against other stones over countless cycles of the moon; all rough edges taken away. It … Continue reading

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Heart Scars

The scars of the heart are a source of wisdom if we let in the pain, and a source of anger if we do not.

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The road of success

The road of success is littered with failures. Don’t let failure stop you; learn, change direction if needed, and keep going.

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Why do we choose to suffer?

The Buddhists connect our suffering with desire. Although there is a connection, the Buddhists make a grave error, and that errors results in their 3rd noble truth: to end our suffering we must end our craving. Talk about throwing out … Continue reading

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What is Love?

I have thought for a long time that the word love is overused, and has way too many meanings. After all, is it the same thing to love my beloved, mom, dog, dancing and ice cream? It’s not a well … Continue reading

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Divine Femine, Sacred Masculine: A Call to Integration

Growing up in the 1960’s, I got exposed to the beginnings of the women’s movement. Women seemed so angry at men, burning bra’s and such. I didn’t really understand it, but I knew I was a boy, and would someday … Continue reading

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Through a Dog’s Eyes

I’ve been putting tile in my kitchen, walking out to the patio to cut a piece of tile, then back in to check the fit. My dog follows me in and out. He looks at me quizzically as he lays … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Planet

Wouldn’t it be cool if we lived on a planet that had a huge variety of plants and animals? A planet that had oceans and mountains. Where the temperature varied from hot to cold. Where the sky was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Life isn’t fair – get used to it.

LECTURE TO SELF: Life isn’t fair – get used to it. Expecting life to be fair is like expecting only sunny days; Some days will meet your expectations, and some will not. It’s what we do when life isn’t fair … Continue reading

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