Category Archives: Understanding

Christmas Peace 2014

Christmas is a great time to re-reflect on the need for peace in our families, tribes and planet. We often hear about the need to reduce personal violence or eliminate war, or better yet, to embrace peace. Making peace with … Continue reading

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Living the Future in the Present

I have this strange belief about the future. I think some, probably a majority, of us, are here in the present, but from the future. We retain a memory of what the future is like. It is amazing, full of … Continue reading

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You Are Life

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I love my dog, but I had a problem

About six weeks ago, my wife brought home a rescue dog. Cute to the bone. I hadn’t planned on adding a dog to my life at this time, but… I was open to what lessons it might bring me that … Continue reading

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Criticism, a Failure to Understand

A dream series last night had me as guest and contributor to a group of very rich people in both home and elegant hotel settings. They were all, at least socially, pleasant and welcoming of me. They assumed I was … Continue reading

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Perfect Love Came First

When it first occurred to me how important to Life Love, Understanding and Gratitude are, I determined that those three energies were not just the place we are meant to go and to be, but that Love, Understanding and Gratitude … Continue reading

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New Year, New Life, New Mind

New Year, New Life, New Mind Or Three Reasons Why I Am Going Back to School What does your new year look like? Mine looks amazingly different. It started last December 11th, when I began going to school full time. … Continue reading

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It’s Okay to Cry

Grief… we have lost so many things. Many people today are talking about the loss of our freedoms and working opportunities. Loss of financial options. Loss of trust in the government, the banking system, the schools, etc. And while loss … Continue reading

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The SLIP

Love, Understanding and Gratitude Energies are easily understood. Everyone I talk to about them agrees that our lives would be better if we focused on those all the time. 100% agreement. So I say to myself, “Great. We all agree … Continue reading

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Humility, the Unsung Hero: An Interview

Recently, I had the rare (really rare) opportunity to interview Humility. Usually working in the background, and often misunderstood as weak or failing to thrive, Humility, IMHO, is a hero in the development of wisdom and understanding. Me: Humility, what … Continue reading

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Understanding the Power of Death

Death wields ultimate power over us, or so it seems. Having encountered it (not the theatrical versions), death shakes us of our illusions of self-power, control and imperviousness. For many of us it goes even further to make us fearful … Continue reading

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Change the World

You’ve heard and seen the commercials. You can change the world by getting a degree at “Any” University. Change the world by enlisting at your local US Armed Services recruiter. You can change the world when you give money to … Continue reading

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2012 and The Year Of Understanding (Y.O.U.)

There are many prophecies and theories about what is in store for us in 2012. Hold on to your hats. It could be the end of the world. It could be the end of present tyrannies or simply a broad-based … Continue reading

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How My Terrier Taught Me Mastery

How My Terrier Taught Mastery, A Lesson To Start 2012 Years ago, I outlined twelve or thirteen chapters for a proposed book “Everything I Learned about Prayer, I Got from My Dog.” I was convinced that dogs have an easy … Continue reading

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Life Is an (Inspired) Argument

Inspired by How to Argue and Win Every Time, by Gerry Spence Inspiration is a beautiful thing. It helps us soar over the trifles that often get us down. Sometimes it comes in the form of a pithy quote, a … Continue reading

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You Are Not Alone, or, The Wheelwright

You Are Not Alone, or, The Wheelwright A Story about Our Future Have you ever wondered why we are here and where this all is going? You are not alone. All you and I really want is to “arrive” and … Continue reading

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