Tag Archives: Christmas

the fable of the boy who danced on New Year’s Eve

The boy was good that Christmas—and not just because he wanted a present from Santa… No, being good actually felt good to him… …but only for so long.  After Christmas day, he began to sensed another feeling building within… This … Continue reading

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the un-thief: a Christmas story

After the thief was victimized by another thief… …he finally realized the pain he’d brought to so many in this world. He then declared… “From this moment on, I will be The Un-Thief!” As The Un-Thief, he returned to all … Continue reading

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diamonds in the rough

After careful consideration, I’ve concluded it’s best to adopt this simple belief: Life is rough. Not just for you and me, but for everyone. And I mean, everyone.  People of all hues and all walks of life– …for the white-collar … Continue reading

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holiday season balancing act

  While watching the “video” above, you may wonder… Where’s the new mythology in all those silly cartoons? Well, I think one function of any religion/mythology is to help us create balance… And during the Winter Solstice—the darkest time of … Continue reading

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three ways of celebration

I’m not a Pagan…I’m not a Christian… …I’m not much of a partier… Yet during this Solstice season, I’ve become a bit of all three: I’m enjoying the deep mystery of darkness, as any good Pagan would—a mystery that speaks … Continue reading

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a Godfather Thanksgiving

  This week, I told my Romanian friend about some of our strange Thanksgiving Day traditions… …about how we stuff ourselves with turkey and watch football and The Godfather movie marathon on TV. Well, Thanksgiving is about “family” and I … Continue reading

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Non-Christian Nativity

  This non-Christian actually enjoys the nativity scene… When I see the baby Jesus in the manger, I see new light shining forth from the darkest dark… I see new life at a time when so much of the world … Continue reading

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