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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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Dad’s Been Faking Me Out

The coffee is hot and two slices of homemade lemon pie sit on amber plates. I’m eager for my beloved 80-year-old dad’s visit. After hello hugs, he hands me my copy of The Case for Christ. I’d lent the book … Continue reading

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Wisdom Tradition Left Me Twisting in the Wind

The scripture verse, “The world and its desires pass away,” sounds very much like the Buddhist statement that everything is impermanent. I studied Buddhism and found it to be a mental exercise, a tradition, but not a religion. Buddhism offered me … 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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