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I think it’s fair to say that we’ve been visited by an inconvenient guest. And I imagine we can all relate to the experience.  The doorbell rings and a quick glimpse through the sheers reveals a pushy salesperson with a notebook or a difficult relative with a suitcase or an inebriated neighbor with...
The question isn’t whether or not each of us will spend a portion of our human grief in the grand marketplace of a human incarnation. The question is, to what degree will we spend that grief on matters worthwhile? So, when I come face-to-face with grief, may I do so, knowing that I spoke that...
The problem with a human incarnation is that it’s believable. What our ears hear is believable.  What our noses smell is believable.  What our fingers touch is believable.  What our tongues taste is believable.  And what our eyes see is believable (especially, what our eyes see). And indeed, it’s...
Regardless of what the it is, it seems to me that we’re all-too-often better at talking it than being it. We’re all-too-often better at talking diversity while surrounded by people who look like us, speak like us, worship like us.  We’re all-too-often better at talking diversity while surrounded...
Joy
We could explore the commonality that joy or happiness is a state of being achieved by the most awakened or enlightened souls.  “If you do life right, you’ll be happy,” is its battle cry. Or, we could explore the commonality that joy or happiness is like gratitude.  It’s a reactive, human emotion...

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