Category Archives: Ideas to Ponder

Some common sense ideas about how things could work.

Reaching for Higher Ground

Recently a short paragraph in some reading material I’m studying gave me a bit of a jolt. I thought about it, and several days and several walks in the park later, I came up with some ideas about why I’m … Continue reading

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FAILURE

I saw a sign in my gym the other day: “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?” I thought about this, and of course made a short list. I’d write the best short stories … Continue reading

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HOW TO BE A GOOD CONTAINER

Just a reminder – please feel free to pass on my blogs to others. I’m happy to know if someone finds it worth sharing. This blog entry is excerpted from a talk I gave last September 20th at the Sonoma … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

A portion of this blog is a reproduction of a letter – with permission from the person to whom it was originally sent. It was sent to him because he had committed a transgression which I will not reveal, but … Continue reading

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ENERGY – PART TWO

Some time ago in one of my blogs I wrote about a guy whose girlfriend breaks up with him.  “He’s filled with despair, is tired, has no energy.  He’s dirty, hasn’t showered in days, his apartment’s a mess, he’s a … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are?

The writing of this blog was motivated by a series of recent realizations, and by the last paragraph in the blog called “Letting Go.” A caveat, which I have stated before, but which I feel must now be restated: I … Continue reading

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Energy – Yours, Mine and Ours

We hear about energy all the time. Clean energy, green energy, sustainable energy. Wind power, water power, solar power. What about people power?  What do we do with our energy?  How do we expend our energy during the day? Here’s … Continue reading

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Letting Go

This blog includes a short passage which I wrote several years ago to someone who was struggling with accepting a parent who was apparently uninterested in her daughter, or her grandchild.  The parent did and said some very hurtful things, … Continue reading

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MEDIA DIET

I met a young man several years ago at a meeting where the holisitic physicist, author and philosopher David Peat was speaking.  After the talk, this young man and I spoke about a project he was doing involving raising irises, … Continue reading

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What Moves Me

I wrote this about six weeks ago.  I decided I would get back to it, rework it, etc.  But I realized when I reread it just now, that I could write about this again, and it would come out as … Continue reading

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