Category Archives: buddhism

The Last Resort

Who was Jesus to me? He was a storybook character like Santa Claus and Prince Charming. I went to Sunday school and endured goofy flannel-board stories narrated by ladies that seemed very old. At age 12, I quit going to Sunday school … Continue reading

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Have You Had “The Conversation”?

I approach self-published books with lowered expectations. Calibrating my expectations was not necessary for “The Conversation” by Mike Gannaway, published by WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan. “The Conversation” shimmers with some of the same vibe as … Continue reading

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Drummer is Wired for God

We’re heading deeper into the woods toward a drum circle – something I’ve never done before. Darkness swallows our flashlight beams. The path feels spongy with moss and fallen leaves. The sweet musty aroma of decay wafts on the chilly … Continue reading

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Bye bye Buddha, Krishna, Jesus, and rest of you guys

I am a professional home Stager. That means when homeowners decide to sell their houses, I help them prepare their houses to appeal to the broadest range of prospective buyers as possible. Here is a standard paragraph I include in … Continue reading

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Psst! Gotta light?

Buddha said, “Be ye lamps unto yourselves. Rely on yourselves, and do not rely on external help. Hold fast to the truth as a lamp. Seek salvation alone in the truth. Look not for assistance to any one besides yourselves. (http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/btg/btg94.htm) … Continue reading

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