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Same As It Ever Was

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False

“The atheist staring from his attic window is often nearer to God than the believer caught up in his own false image of God.”  ~Martin Buber

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Relax…

“Whatever it is, stop trying to figure it out now. Let it remain unresolved a little while. Stop trying to fast-forward to the ‘answer’ scene in the movie of your life; trust the present scene of ‘no answer yet’. Allow the question itself space to breathe and be fertilized. Relax into the mysterious ground of …

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The Better Nature

“My concerns, and my father’s concerns, were usually less about who a particular president is and more about who we are as a people and a nation.  Presidents come and go, but the people are always here. There’s only one president, but there are hundreds of millions of us… I try to reinforce the better …

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Appendages

“The main business of humanity is to do a good job of being human beings,” said Paul, “not to serve as appendages to machines, institutions, and systems.”  ~Kurt Vonnegut, in Player Piano

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If That’s Gone

“I am going to see what happens if I let go. Then I’m going to see, who am I? Or am I just this person that was defined by what I did? And if that’s gone, if you have to make up yourself, who are you?”  ~Paul Simon (source)

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The Perception of Chaos

Excerpted from the essay “Peril” by Toni Morrison, in Burn This Book ©2009: I have been told that there are two human responses to the perception of chaos: naming and violence. When the chaos is simply the unknown, the naming can be accomplished effortlessly—a new species, star, formula, equation, prognosis. There is also mapping, charting, …

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Me, Too

I Am by Mike Frawley I am a soldier of the world choosing no sides I lay no blame carrying nothing but this smile armed with peace I take my aim I am a child of the universe far brighter than any star or sun I share a sacred bond with you for we are …

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Don’t Sweat

Sherman’s Lagoon is on the web HERE.

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Maybe…

Cat and Girl is on the web HERE.

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