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Dharma

March 3, 2006 Dharma is destiny in a way. Destiny implies a destination. Dharma embodies a path, focusing on the journey instead of the end result or goal of a particular person. Destiny is a Hebrew God and keeper of … Continue reading

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The Great Peace March

The Great Peace March Holly Near, 1986 Katherine Hendrix from the Los Angeles Times Wrote: “The Vision that on March 1, 1986 5,000 Americans would set out on foot from Los Angeles for Washington, walking across the country for global … Continue reading

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A Legend To Fall For

A Legend To Fall For Brad Pitt is a Legend to Fall For. He caught my eye first in Thelma and Louise back in 1991. His passionate romp with Gena Davis left me lusting for a similar experience. But it … Continue reading

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After Ecstasy, The Laundry

After Ecstasy, The Laundry After Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path was written by Jack Kornfield and it came out in 2000.  Drawing on the experiences and insights of leaders and practitioners within the … Continue reading

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On Desire

June 30, 2009 On Desire  Desire is the topic today.  I just finished reading On Desire by William B Irvine and found it very interesting and thought-provoking indeed. Many people do not the desires that drive their decisions.  Much of … Continue reading

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Academic Attitude

October 2, 2008 Academic Attitude I want to know to know why modern academics feel that anything remotely positive is naïve or flaky?  This week I read the book Top Secret by Robert M Price.  I knew that I’d probably … Continue reading

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Author Keith Ablow

December 14, 2006 Keith Ablow There are three clear tenants says Dr. Keith Ablow in his 1999 novel Projection, “That people are connected to each other in mystical and immeasurable ways, that we have the power to heal another, and … Continue reading

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Faith and Reason in Buddhism

August 5, 2006 Buddhism Faith and Reason         I caught most of the 7th part of the Bill Moyers series On Faith and Reason.  Pema Chodron was on.  She is a Buddhist Nun who grew up Catholic.  When her … Continue reading

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Atonement

December 10, 2007 Atonement  Atonement is the name of the novel by Ian McGowan.  I picked the novel up after seeing the preview for the movie on TV.  The commercial reminded me of Damon’s House, so I looked up the … Continue reading

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Easter

April 11, 2004   Easter Sunday was special to me as a child.  Oh, not like Christmas or even Thanksgiving —but special nonetheless.  I remember going to Grandma’s after church.  I got to dress up in a pretty dress and … Continue reading

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