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Principles

Obey the principles without being bound by them. Bruce Lee

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A Letter To My Son on Father’s Day

ORIGINALLY Posted on June 19, 2011 Dear Nick, Vivid in memory are the emotions I experienced just after you were born. The day after you arrived I wrote in a journal about the joy I felt, the gratefulness within for … Continue reading

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More Of What You Think

A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi

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This Wonderful Cosmic Ride

On the day when The weight deadens On your shoulders And you stumble, May the clay dance To balance you. And when your eyes Freeze behind The gray window And the ghost of loss gets into you, May a flock … Continue reading

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Perspective Is Your Choice

Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse, who worked exclusively with the terminally ill wrote a book titled “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing Regrets of the Dying”. For many years she was … Continue reading

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You Gotta Dance

Dear Human: You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to learn personal love. Universal love. Messy love. Sweaty love. Crazy love. … Continue reading

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Teaching Me How

There are few things like watching a child grow up to remind one of how fast time marches by. My “boy” is in his early 30′s now and it seems like only a few years ago he was eight and … Continue reading

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More Important than Facts

Fifteen years ago if someone had earnestly tried to explain the impact a person’s attitude has, I would have listened patiently while thinking the premise was mostly new age swill. I would have been wrong but staunchly convinced I wasn’t. … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t It Be Great?

Once upon a time, on a world far, far away a planet’s inhabitants woke one Spring morning to find things had remarkably shifted for the better: – Peace had been achieved. All inhabitants came to believe that loving others was … Continue reading

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Thoughts “A through F” and Their Antidotes

A – I wish I had not lived so much of my life for what I thought others wanted me to be. I chose mostly wrong and ended up pleasing no one. B – I regret hurting so many people … Continue reading

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