Tag Archives: Religion

Jesus at the foot of my bed

  “Have fun!” The friendly cashier bade an elderly lady goodbye and turned to me. “Found everything you needed? What’s so funny?” A big smile adorned my face. “Oh, the vision of a rounded, bent-over, old lady ‘having fun,’” said I. … Continue reading

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The Light from Within: A Letter

  “My friend, do not lose yourself in blinding faith. Find yourself through sparks of insight. You will then advance toward the soothing flame of enlightenment. “Life, at all levels of abstraction, can be visualized as Chakras, or circles of … Continue reading

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Another ‘Swing of the Pendulum’

Prophetic. Arrogant, offensive, but prescient. He said it, and did it. Take a deep breath…the name calling, nasty, divisive, financially irresponsible outsider did it. But just how did he do it? Friends call me up to commiserate.  Some are very … Continue reading

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Empathy, Compassion, and Morality Need No God

A controversial topic for an essay. Call it Flash Philosophy, if you like. The naughty connotation of ‘flash’ lends some controversy, while this blog post surely qualifies as a brief (therefore, ‘flash’) foray into social philosophy. But seriously, it has … Continue reading

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Introspection: A Compulsion for Truth

Almost a month since my last blog. Seeking inspiration, perhaps…the above message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama (HHDL) and my almost involuntary response to him are, I think, worthy of more thought and diligent introspection. How self-aware can one … Continue reading

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