Tag Archives: spirit

Peace on Earth

In the Christian tradition this is among the holiest of eves. But one does not have to be a Christian to appreciate the man of peace who was Jesus. If one simply takes him at face value, as a man … Continue reading

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Conversation

Yesterday my mother was both lucid and unintelligible, moving back and forth between a woman who seemed to perfectly understand the world around her and another person who looked around not even sure of where she was. She was older … Continue reading

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Freedom

I am not a revolutionary.  I am not an Anarchist.  I am not a Communist.  I am not a Democrat, Republican, Green, Libertarian, or anything else.  I am a political animal because I believe in a society that takes care … Continue reading

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Something Larger

Years ago when I first stood at the rim of the Grand Canyon I could not help but be struck by the realization of my own smallness in the world.  The existential and agnostic aspects of my personality could easily take something like … Continue reading

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From Darkness Moving into Light

Here I am in the middle of the night, in the middle of the dark. I cannot sleep because my dreams were crushed and recycled as a nightmare. Still I know I must eventually rest and I know I will awaken in … Continue reading

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