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Apr.06.2014
April 6       MORE     Sometimes people get more than they can handle.  The evidence of this is their insanity or death.  God is not the actuary of heaven, managing tragedy the way my loan officer manages my debt load.  The victim blamers run to the ‘lack of...
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Apr.02.2014
April 2     PADUANS     The pussy willows bloom looking much like crested poultry.  The coldest part of my heart is fighting to thaw in this early spring.  Weather is not of the mind to be rushed.  Neither my hopes nor the changing calendar can persuade the warmth...
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Sep.22.2013
September 22     No Jin   I molested the touch control lamp.  I had no trouble turning it on, but could never figure how to turn it off; therefore I let the light shine in the daytime.  I called looking for guidance, “lick your fingers then try again,” was the glib...
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Aug.21.2013
August 21     Hang on or Dance   Because I felt ‘outcomes’ slipping through my fingertips I dug in with my nails, I schemed, plotted, worried, whined.  Lack of power was my problem I thought, but what it came down to was, failure to acknowledge… accept… failure to surrender to...
chris-rodell's picture
May.21.2013
(661 words) Val and I are in the process of updating our wills. All we have to do is sign them. The attorney who’s doing them is our friend Chuck. I see him practically every day at The Pond for either lunch or Happy Hour drinks. So now after about a month of the documents gathering dust in his...
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Apr.07.2013
  April 7   Two Things That Should Be One   The difference between my will and G-d’s will is that G-d actually likes me all the time, never looks to punish and would rather that I don’t settle for less then what is best for me.   The difference between G-d’s will and my will is...
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Nov.10.2012
Like you, I’ve heard many explanations for why Obama was re-elected. The best yet, however, is this one many misguided religious people seem to believe – that everything is God’s will. We saw this notion expressed in the now infamous remark made by Senate candidate Murdoch from Indiana – something...
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Apr.13.2012
  April 13     WILLING PIECRUST       I lay the crust of my will over the pie plate of God’s will for me.  I must have the willingness to trim off the excesses.  I hesitate; I worked hard to roll it out.  I know from past experience, when hot issues come...
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Apr.07.2011
April 7   Two Things That Should Be One   The difference between my will and G-d’s will is that G-d actually likes me all the time, never looks to punish and would rather that I don’t settle for less then what is best for me.   The difference between G-d’s will and my will is left to...
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Aug.01.2010
August 1   Porcellano     Some days I feel like a porcelain doll; hard head, hard hands, hard feet and everywhere else is soft, gormless.  I feel useless and act out my feelings, stumbling through a day of pointless inactivity.  I know that I belong on a shelf or propped upon the...