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It Doesn’t Always Take One to Know One

  Though I do not consider myself wise… …I believe I can recognize a wise one when I meet one. How is that possible?  How can a fool recognize wisdom? I go by feeling.  If I get a feeling of … Continue reading

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My Own Personal Titanic

  The story of the RMS Titanic can not, properly speaking, be called a myth… However, since that story still has such a grip on us… …perhaps we should consider it for our new mythology. After all, it does contain … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Ordinary Incognito Masters

  I would now like to recognize some of our spiritual masters… I’m not talking about the 14th Dalai Lama or Pope Benedict… …or any adept who can lie in an underground tomb for a week without oxygen. No, the … Continue reading

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Unmixing the Message

  I heard these words too often as a boy: “Don’t do as I do, do as I say.” And so, I can empathize with that confused child who now scratches his head… …as he listens to yet another lecture … Continue reading

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Good Question for a Cat

  Though I’m not an atheist… …I think I could’ve enjoyed the American Atheists National Convention held this week… …if only for the jokes.  There must have been some very funny jokes. I respect all religions; nonetheless… …if looked at … Continue reading

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Secretly Silently Sane

  Though the poem below is of my own creation… …I still like it. I like it because it not only speaks of an ideal state of being… …it tells us how to realize that ideal. I believe this ideal … Continue reading

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Surviving My Ego

  While standing at a urinal, I was presented with the advantages of becoming Christian. A little flyer—a slip of paper approximately three inches by four—had been positioned atop the porcelain in such a way as to gain the user’s attention. … Continue reading

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