Do You Have Any Red Flags?

When I divorced and began socializing and dating, I began to develop some red flags.  By red flags, I mean…

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Home & Tribe

“Many of us are homeless in the West today.” – Johann Hari, Author (Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of…

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Political Correctness

I personally despise political correctness, but being politically incorrect does not give anyone license for violence, hate speech and incivility. …

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Snippets and Being Present

What to you write about when you’re thinking and functioning in sound bites instead of focused analysis?  I had a…

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Breakthrough Knowledge

I came across a concept recently called “breakthrough knowledge” and I think this has happened to me and changed how…

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Shades of Gray

How hard is it to live in a black and white world with no shades of gray?  Especially if that…

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Seeing Ourselves in Others

Like me, you’ve probably come across the universal wisdom that the people who irritate us the most are expressing qualities…

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Resist Hate: Religion

I have two problems with religion: 1.  Fundamentalists, extremists, fanatics. 2.  Righteous intolerance and exclusion. I’ve been pagan leaning Wiccan…

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Compromised Immunity (Compromised Democracy)

While my compromised/weakened immune system impacts me and a few members of my immediate family, social and work circles, the…

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