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detritus

Sometimes, it’s just a little rough around the edges, gravel on the margins.  A bit dingy, a trifle moldy.  Beauty is less obvious, but resides there nonetheless.  It is slightly irreverent, a bit heretical, and altogether obtuse – just the … Continue reading

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Get Up and Go!

Let us do what we must, and sooner rather than later.  Procrastination is its own Purgatory, holding us hostage through stress and distraction.  Motivation is the fuel that will take us down the road, so fill our tanks!  Now, if … Continue reading

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Truthiness

May we be True to ourselves and each other.  Truth is an elusive attribute: it seems one person’s truth is another person’s heresy.  There are fundamental truths – air and water are required for our survival.  And we speak of … Continue reading

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The Running, Jumping, & Standing Still Prayer

For every moment of serious reflection or concentrated effort, we must allow ourselves a playful moment as well.  We are simply astronomical motes flitting in shafts of starlight, dancing our way across the universe, and play is the natural state … Continue reading

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Spiritual Calisthenics

From where does our strength come?  What is its center?  Is it muscle?  Is it heart?  Where is the wellspring of courage and fortitude?  How do we exercise and condition our will? May we find the Spiritual Calisthenics that our … Continue reading

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The Persistence of Memory

The Persistence of Memory is a sword that cuts both ways: we recall with fondness our cherished memories; and we are haunted with old regrets and unfulfilled promises.  Rarely  though is this a zero-sum game.  We tend to define ourselves … Continue reading

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Voice

May we today find our voice, to lift up in joy, to speak truth to power, to say I love, to proclaim our being.  Let us speak our hearts and minds, and also let us hear what others have to … Continue reading

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