Tag Archives: musing

February 1, 2014: Being Set

Sometimes when humans are all set, it’s hard for us to really listen. For example, when we’re all decided about something (we’re a political conservative or a liberal, religious or not, etc.), that decision tends to become the filter through which our attention works. Sometimes that’s a good thing, sometimes it isn’t. Clarity is a […]

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March 1, 2013: Being a Purgatorian, Part I

Thus you may understand that love alone is the true seed of every merit in you, and of all acts for which you must atone. Dante Alighieri Have you ever wondered what language they speak in Limbo? Lee T. Gallup Are you carrying a big stick or are you just one? Author As I am […]

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Being a Purgatorian, Part II

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply Purgatory. Abraham Lincoln They have come up with a perfect understanding: He won’t try to run her life, and he won’t try to run his, either. Anonymous Marriages don’t last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man […]

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Musings: The Idle Mind as Heaven’s Workshop? Part II

There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know. Harry Truman Nothing against Harry, but I’m guessing we can create new histories. I mean, look at the difference in human history because of technology. As best as we can tell, that technology was new to human experience. However, give Harry […]

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eThoughts : Slouching Towards Thriving?

Ordinarily he was insane, but he had lucid moments when he was merely stupid. Heinrich Heine Beware again, now it’s random musing that follows. The ants used to build colonies in the garage. I chased them out many times. Then they came to forage and I was okay. As it turns out, it is not […]

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