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“Our thoughts and prayers are not enough.”               — President Barack Obama, October 2, 2015 Another national tragedy brings more words of sorrow, more pleas for unity from my nation’s leader… He seemed rather … Continue reading

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non-dominational home

  “It’s a non-dominational light.”         — Sam Baker, songwriter, near-death survivor*  “Going into The Light” at the time of death is a concept now accepted by people of many different faiths…many different beliefs… The concept has become part of our … Continue reading

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Parallel Un-Parking

  I’ve heard quite a bit of talk about parallel worlds, parallel realities recently… But to be honest… …the idea sort of irritates me. Though I don’t want to limit my thinking… …if I can’t go to any of those … Continue reading

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Inevitable Reunion

  “Religion inevitably splits.”                                 —  Huston Smith I would add to that statement: “…and splits and splits and splits and splits some more.” Yes, our major religions continue to split, as differences in belief continue to arise. To me, … Continue reading

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Erase Race

  I believe our new mythology should reject the concept of race… That is, the idea that humankind is divided into separate races. We divide people into different racial groups based on physical characteristics.  Yet, physically, our similarities are much … Continue reading

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Harmony from the Cacophony

  Blame it on the printing press. When the ideas, beliefs, and stories of our major religions were first written down, they lost a certain flexibility.  But with the advent of the printing press, I believe these texts became even … Continue reading

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Short-Handed

  In 1986, the United States staged a show of unity that now is mostly forgotten. “Hands Across America” involved around seven million people who linked hands from one end of America to the other–from New York city to Long … Continue reading

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