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the doubting believer

“The world is in chaos.”          — Henry Kissinger* That quote caught my eye because it spoke to a goal of mine.  A deep ambition.  Perhaps an impossible dream… That dream is to someday suddenly see some type of grand design … 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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confessions of a blind mouse

In the last few years, I’ve often heard this statement: “we need to have a national conversation”… Well, we also need to act…but yes, we should have that conversation.  A national conversation composed of many conversations.  Conversations about our internal … 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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Pyramid Scheme

  To those who say: dreams have no meaning… …I reply: “In that case, life has no meaning.” Consider this dream, told to me by a friend: I’m climbing the steps of a tall pyramid. There’s so many steps and … Continue reading

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If only I’d made more mistakes…

  When asked if I have any regrets… …I’ll sometimes say, “I wish I would’ve made more mistakes… “If I had, I would’ve learned so much more.” Well, I’ve learned this much, at least: how to learn from my mistakes… … Continue reading

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The Big Game

  I used to think such displays of religion were silly… Whenever I saw a football player kneeling in the end zone after scoring a touchdown, or pointing skyward, towards the top of the Superdome, I imagined him saying: “Thank you, dear … Continue reading

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