Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year!

There are few universally recognized points in time and space where there is a tipping that connect us all in our global inter-related life. The transition from one calendar year to the next is one of those annually celebrated rites … Continue reading

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Endings and Beginnings

Weapons are the tools of violence; all decent men detest them. Weapons are the tools of fear; a decent man will avoid them except in the direst necessity and, if compelled, will use them only with the utmost restraint. Peace … Continue reading

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The World As It Is . . .

Know the male, yet keep to the female: receive the world in your arms. If you receive the world, the Tao will never leave you and you will be like a little child. Know the white, yet keep to the … Continue reading

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Plotsky – A Christmas Story

Plotsky is a Christmas short story for adults. The story takes place over three days before Christmas during the mid-1990s in New York. Plotsky, it would seem, got very disillusioned with the world a while back and hadn’t yet gotten … Continue reading

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Open To What Is

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. A good scientist has freed himself of concepts and keeps his mind open to what is. … Continue reading

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Authentic

The heavy is the root of the light. The unmoved is the source of all movement. Thus the Master travels all day without leaving home. However splendid the views, she stays serenely in herself. Why should the lord of the … Continue reading

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Sacred Presence

There was something formless and perfect before the universe was born. It is serene. Empty. Solitary. Unchanging. Infinite. Eternally present. It is the mother of the universe. For lack of a better name, I call it the Tao. It flows … Continue reading

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