Monthly Archives: October 2015

Today…death doesn’t have the last word

The tree was deader than dead…no life whatsoever. A big tree. Probably 80 feet high. Still standing…but only the trunk with a few limbs…dead, dead, dead. Right there. Along the Hoh River just south of Forks, Washington. Okay. Nothing unusual … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favorite Place: Melting Into the Eternal Now

I write in this moment, too early to meet Zorba my Oregon fishing guide. Sitting in a motel room. Pondering. Being from the Northwest, whenever I can BE HERE I find solace and a quiet joy. Spent yesterday trolling with … Continue reading

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The Color of Being Good

One of the best books written about coping with suffering and pain and impending death is Rabbi Harold Kushner’s book, “When Bad Things Happen To Good People.” The book was triggered because the Kushner’s son had the ill-fated disease, progeria, … Continue reading

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A Hunch About Prayer and Brian

Sometimes hunches have great results. Other times they are so unfounded the only purpose is to take up time. Still, this Friday morning I share a hunch. The hunch is I believe there’s a way to bring good focus contextually … Continue reading

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Fueled By Hope; Not Controlled by Fear

In the mix of life and death, in the mix of each day dawning yet in some instances a wish it wouldn’t…in the mix of EVERYTHING, Diane shared this morning in her Face book, along with Dale our brother-in-law, this … Continue reading

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Celebrate Like 1908

“Celebrate Like 1908” was the sign held high yesterday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The Cubs defeated the arch-rival St. Louis Cardinals to win their baseball Division series. Time to bring on either the Mets or the Dodgers. To echo Harry … Continue reading

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Born On Third Base

A prefacing note: Just noticed. Of all things, this is my 800th blog. Cannot believe it. But this computer knows more than I…especially when it comes to arithmetic. So. 800th? Here goes: I was born on third base, to quote … Continue reading

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