Category Archives: Compassion

Love and our human interconnectedness

To live

“To live means to experience β€” through doing, feeling, thinking. Experience takes place in time, so time is the ultimate scarce resource we have. Over the years, the content of experience will determine the quality of life. Therefore one of … Continue reading

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Becoming free

That about says it all.Β  πŸ™‚ This post is dedicated to Krista Murphy, a longtime friend, compatriot and genuine seeker of wisdom and truth. She’s also someone who likes to share a good laughΒ β€” undoubtedly one of friendship’s greatest gifts. … Continue reading

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Purging emotional clutter

Forgiveness β€” letting things go β€” is the key to healing and inner peace. External clutter often mirrors internal disarray β€” it’s usually a visible sign of inner turmoil or distress in our lives. Effectively purging external “crap” is only … Continue reading

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Motto for today… and always

Simplicity isn’t about deprivation; it’s about freedom from encumbrances. By eliminating what we don’t need and focusing only on the essential, we reject distractions that keep us from living happy and purposeful lives. In achieving this balance, we become our … Continue reading

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Making connections

Life is all about relationships β€” and making connections that bridge gaps. This core principle has been on my mind a lot lately… an awareness of how we’re all interconnected and interrelated in profound ways. And given the intricacies of … Continue reading

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Just a visitor (or, “A Backpack/Death Manifesto”)

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about our mortality β€” not in a bad way, but as a healthy reminder that life is short, and it’s important to live our lives fully and authentically. This full-length post combines luggage with … Continue reading

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Dealing with $#Β‘+

Any video that begins with the word “poop” has a special place of honor on this website. Even though Karma Colonic focuses on eliminating the “crap” from a person’s life, the video below isn’t at all metaphorical. It’s about actual … Continue reading

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Be a connector

Recently I saw a great program on the Science Channel that got me thinking. The program was about “Life after Death,” and host Morgan Freeman β€” I have to admit, I love any documentary that he narrates β€” poses key … Continue reading

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We get to carry each other

Last night I was lucky enough to see one of my all-time-favorite bands, U2, live in concert. They’re performing the sold-out 360Β° Tour which has taken them across the globe. For those of you who don’t know much about this … Continue reading

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