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Mar.01.2013
  March 1   Reality and Desire       “I know the difference between desire and reality,” I whisper to my new found friend.  Who I am and what I am, are a reality unto themselves, your recognition of that and how you handle said recognition are for you and G-d.  ...
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Sep.07.2012
  September 7   THE FRUIT BOWL     Meetings are living and precious fruit.  I must squeeze every drop from them, even the lemons.  I am privileged to be among the succulent growth and pungent fragrance of determined hearts and minds.  The infusion of strength, the...
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Apr.29.2012
  April 29   WHEN A SNAPPER CROSSES THE ROAD     What should I do?  I see the soggy green/gray lump creeping the macadam too slow to survive for long.  The surge in me, to aim and end the duckling eater's life, is a short-lived but palpable surge.  My Disney style...
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Apr.16.2012
April 16   NAPPING     Too often, I have lifted the edge of the lawn in an attempt to join the worms for a bit of a dirt nap.  Or I crawled into a self-constructed cave to bear my feelings and hibernate from life.  The times I sprint with the deer, jumping the fences in...
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Aug.24.2011
August 24       Just Say NO to Bushel Baskets     Spending my life under a bushel basket kept me from realizing who I am.  I thought because of the close quarters I knew myself better than those free to explore the world, yet, alas, no.  I am unaware of the world...
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Jul.06.2010
July 6     What is at the Eye of the Storm?     Serenity is the alignment of three knowledges 1. Knowing that I am not without skill, talent, gifts. 2. Knowing that I am not without community, connection, comfort. 3. Knowing that I am not without G-d, whether or not I believe...
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Jan.15.2009
It seems that having a heart attack is a matter of definition. If the aspirin and nitroglycerin they gave me in the ambulance got my arteries open fast enough, what I had was an artery spasm. If they didn't, and my heart muscle was injured, it was a heart attack. And then there was the tricky...