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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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purple people

States were first labeled “red” or “blue” during the 2000 elections by television journalist Tim Russert. I’ve heard the choice was mere chance—the colors were not meant to be symbolic. The problem is, I don’t believe in chance… I believe … 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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