Monthly Archives: December 2009

A New Year Resolution: Caution With Politics

One of the most divisive things in life is political issues.  Over the years, I have contributed my part in causing stress and divisiveness over such opinions.  Still, today I continue to receive emails with political advice on various issues … Continue reading

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Dealing with Anger

We exist in a world of anger.  To be human is to feel anger and to often express it.  Yet I believe anger, as most people would concur, is the opposite of peace.  We claim that God, Divinity, is peace … Continue reading

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What Was Missing in Christmas?

This morning, the day after Christmas, or the 2nd Day of Christmas as you may prefer, I drew out my morning newspaper on this wet, misty morning with the following sticker on the front page, “Now get what you REALLY … Continue reading

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Joy to the World, Forgiveness Has Come!

When we sing and hear this season the familiar strain, isn’t it really about letting go and forgiving the world from what it seems to be?  Joy and peace indeed can come, can be experienced, when we become awake and … Continue reading

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Must I Change My Life’s Situations?

I read this morning about the idea of changing the circumstances and situations in my life in order to attain a deeper peace and happiness.  Most of us are tempted with these thoughts constantly; if I only were someplace else, … Continue reading

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The Value of Sickness

I have been sick the last couple days!  It began with some turbulence in the stomach and then spread down through the intestinal tract.  I hate it when I get sick; I enjoy eating, working out, feeling good, getting out … Continue reading

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A Retired Clergyman Who Hung Around

I am reading Mitch Albom’s little book called “Have a Little Faith,” his story of connecting with two different clergypersons.  One is dying, the other a struggling inner city African American.  One a retired Rabbi, the other a young, energetic … Continue reading

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