Facts of Life

Light and dark. Good and evil. Truth and lies. If sunrise, then sunset. Breathe in, breathe out. If birth, then death. Despite expectations about life, we fool ourselves if we believe in permanence. In nature, if something begins, eventually it ends. Just look at a picture of yourself as a 10-year-old to see how much…

Another infectious disease

Trump Virus, caused by POTUS-Covfefe-45, is a highly contagious outbreak. Unleashed in 2016, this virulent, man-made malady affects a large part of the population, spanning a wide geographic area and social range. While the whole world is reeling from its impacts, the US is suffering its worst effects. Like many diseases, the pathogen was dormant…

12 steps for Mortals

We … Admitted we are powerless over death. Morbidity curves can be flattened temporarily — only. Ultimately, mortality — stalking us since birth — wins. Our lives will be unmanageable until we face reality — life ends; all saves are temporary. Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity…

Meditation: it’s not what you think

A man was teaching his grandson about life. The grandfather said: “A fight goes on inside people. It’s a terrible fight between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, lies, ego. The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, generosity, truth,…

How Do You Cuss?

Are you a polite curser, or does the smallest provocation lead you right to the “F” word? The English language contains a wealth of timeless insults and exclamations of outrage that are hardly used at all any more. Every age has its favorite expressions, from the 60s ‘man that’s cool’ all the way back to…