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The Cycles of Life

The Danish Christian philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, was once quoted as saying that life is lived forward but understood backward. I can attest to that in my own life. Perhaps if one practiced the art of mindfulness more, this would not … Continue reading

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Extraterestrial Healing & Independence Day, July 4th, 2013

Its been awhile since my last posting and its been a helluva 18 month journey. I had lost my job at a hospital here in the Mountains of Western, N.C. in March of 2012. My mom had stage 3 colon … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Pretty mellow day today. Nice to have a long weekend and to spend some time with family. Thank goodness for the proof reading skills of my lovely wife as I have now completed a (second) revised Foreward to the 2nd … Continue reading

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First day of office hours at church

Wonderful day yesterday, August 29th. Had a productive meeting with my ministerial transition team. They are a really dyanmic and supportive group who really believe in the church and what we are attempting to achieve. I also had a chance … Continue reading

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New ministerial position in Black Mountain, NC

Yesterday was my first day as the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Swananoa Valley. We had a wonderful intergenerational service to celebrate and affirm our generational diversity within our congregation and community. Afterwards, a wonderful potluck meal … Continue reading

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come….

I finally got my book published as an e-book on December 26th, 2011. The small publisher from Arizona who decided to work with me back in 2005 decided to retire leaving me with the always nagging human question of “what … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Call….A Short Story 1.6.12

The Unexpected Call “Hello, may I help you?” I had just moved into my new office at the hospital and was still getting myself situated. “This is Glenda.” How are you? I asked, not really wanting to talk at the … Continue reading

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The Limits of Critical Thinking

Psychologist B.F. Skinner once said that, “Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten”. T.S. Elliott asks, ‘Where is the wisdom lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge lost in wisdom? Our postmodern information culture forces … Continue reading

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