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Doing The Right Thing


The credo, “Do the right thing,” was drilled into me from birth. But what exactly is the “right thing”? Is it a moving target that shifts according to our whims? Or is it an undeviating truth that refuses to be compromised no matter what?

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My Shadow Addiction


It started innocuously enough. Several passes through my closets fail to turn up various items of clothing. And then, like rabbits out of a hat, they materialize. Coincidentally, multiple attempts to locate a sunscreen prove...

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When Life Unravels


The universe does not judge us; It only provides consequences and lessons, And opportunities to balance and learn. Through the law of cause and effect. Compassion is the recognition that...

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What's In A Name


“And God said, ‘Let there be Light,’ and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night.”

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Fat Eyes


I will never forget the day, after losing about fifteen pounds, I twirled around for my Dad, and pointedly asked, “Am I thin enough?” After giving me the once-over, he announced without a smile....

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All Betrayal is Self-Betrayal


Been betrayed lately? Ever? By someone you trusted? Feels like that downpour Ella complained about, doesn’t it? And there’s no umbrella in sight. Acts of betrayal are such...

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What, Me Forgive?


My mother’s death on Thanksgiving, 1998, was the day when forgiveness and I went toe-to-toe like boxers in a ring. Prior to my mother’s death, forgiveness was an intellectual exercise, one I wasn’t...

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ReVisioning Chaos


Unrelenting chaos blasted into my life at gale force. For several years, I was blindsided non-stop with unexpected maladies, dashed expectations, and disappointing relationships. “What did I do wrong?

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"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”
- Marcel Proust

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