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eThoughts : April 1, 2011: Trying to Find Joy in Purgatorio

It’s been a bit serious lately: Clear shifts in political structure in the Middle East, a new war with Libya, our continuing war in Afghanistan, the earth rumbling off the eastern coast of Japan and the resulting tsunami and nuclear reactor problems, continuing global economic hardships, etc. And none of the above is about all […]

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eThoughts : June 1, 2010: Rejection, Part I.

Memorial Day has come and gone—a holiday to think about all those military veterans who have gone into harm’s way, including those who have given or have had their lives taken in the process. When I wonder about those who went into harm’s way, I cannot help but think about agendas. I suspect some of […]

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eThoughts : What Our Soldiers are NOT Fighting For

It’s been yet another run in which human lack of responsibility has reigned in the local arena. The ongoing effects of irresponsible dog owners, drivers, neighbors and music, cell-phone users, tossed-trash, and, well, add infinitum, sometimes seems to trump peace and beauty. Freedom and liberty and privacy cannot be used as an excuse to avoid […]

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eThoughts : Memorial Day, 2006

(For more about Memorial Day, circa 2002, go to: Chapter 47 of Renewal: It is not the Shedding of Blood that Brings Us Together or Preserves Our Freedom, It is Forgiveness and Humility.) Part of the series It’s All Been Said Before™ (© 2006), a division of Book-In-A-Drawer Publications.™ Well, I had my run at […]

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