Category Archives: being

I Remind Myself, in Troubled Times

Have the courage to accept our responsibility and our pain as our starting point. Imagine, seek and honor the most compelling truth of “the other side.” Abandon demeaning speech and belittling thoughts. Forgive others for not being perfect, for not … Continue reading

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It is the Now

Times are dark and uncertain, and how things are going to end isn’t a given. Maybe it doesn’t even matter. It’s the love we share in the now that is everything that matters. Love¬†makes and remakes us. And I believe … Continue reading

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Random Thought on the Nature of Self (fictional and alive)

Every moment of every day, we are not just living, we are creating who we are. ¬†Isn’t that pretty amazing? I am as much the sum of my experiences, physicality and psychology, as I am the product of my own … Continue reading

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