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before Nick became a saint…

This story concerns a man who found a way to solve an inner conflict and in the process… …created our tradition of Christmas giving. As a desperately hungry boy, Nick began to sneak into people’s homes and eat their cookies … Continue reading

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stalking the Bigfoot within

Maybe they’re dreaming with eyes open… I’m talking about those who say they’ve seen Bigfoot*. Yes, some are surely pulling our leg (a nice way to say “lying”). However, I believe others actually saw something real.  No, not a physical … Continue reading

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fable of the man who believed life was better

He believed his life had changed for the better… …because a new king had been crowned. Maybe so…but… …his faucet still dripped… …and his roof still needed mending… …and he still needed to exercise more and eat less starch… …and … Continue reading

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fable of the museum penny

A museum guide, tired of being ignored by the visitors she watched… …placed a penny in a plain wood frame, then hung the frame on a gallery wall, nestled among significant works of art. Ironically, she received more questions about … Continue reading

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wrestling with conflict

A dream of professional wrestling has me pondering the Eastern concept of maya… In the dream: I’m in a large room filled with professional wrestlers.  I’m trying to cross to the other side of the room, where two friends wait … Continue reading

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the shadows of Halloween

On Halloween, we become walking metaphors… We’re quite aware of what we’re doing: by putting on a mask, we reveal some hidden aspect of ourselves. We display our inner pirate, our inner goblin, our inner Dracula… …while with our smiles … Continue reading

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there in spirit

  “I know he’s looking down on us from above.” I’m sympathetic when I hear anyone utter such a statement, though it does sound a little hokey to me… I’m sympathetic because I know this belief helps ease the pain. … Continue reading

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