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working on the reverse domino effect

Hound dog howlin’ bullfrog croakin’ everything is broken         — Bob Dylan Sounds pessimistic…Is everything really broken? I don’t know, but from what I’ve seen, I can say for certain: when one thing breaks, another thing will follow. Consider: Broken people … Continue reading

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what kind of cat am I?

“The Most Important Thing is How You See Yourself” Who could argue with those words from a motivational poster? Me, that’s who.  And here’s why: The poster shows a cute kitten staring into a mirror.  The mirror reflects a fully-grown … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Backyard

  “Work in your own backyard.”                       — Pete Seeger I’m guessing Jesus told us something similar.  Buddha too.  Along with Mohammed, Lao Tzu, and Confucius. But since I don’t have their exact words, I’m going with what the minstrel-activist stated … Continue reading

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Community Communion for the Atheist

  I know a man who attends church every Sunday… …although he’s an atheist. So why does this man belong to a church? My guess is: he wants “community”. Maybe socializing wouldn’t seem to be much of a religion, nor … Continue reading

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It’s a Wonderful Interdependence

  Surely some—or maybe even most—of those involved in the Wall Street financial collapse have seen the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Perhaps, many of them even believe in the message of Frank Capra’s story… …believe that our good works contribute … Continue reading

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Instrument of Change

Recently, I pondered a dilemma… …a dilemma that only grew more complex as I pondered. Joseph Campbell seeded my thought, years ago, when told Bill Moyers in The Power of Myth: “We are in childhood in a condition of dependency … Continue reading

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