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June 2015 Archives

This week has been Tough Decision Week at my house.  Our elderly dog suddenly has taken a turn for the worse.  Her organs are shutting down, and she has stopped eating and drinking.  Like many pet owners, we are faced […]

A Buddhist friend of mine and I recently were discussing the concept of “acceptance.”  Our discussion led me to think about the confusion that surrounds this concept.  We toss around the term acceptance a lot.  There is the Serenity Prayer […]

Anyone who wants to achieve a Big Goal will encounter obstacles.  That is natural.  Anytime you try to do something outside the norm, you will face resistance.  Not only will the world present challenges, but you can even experience resistance […]

It is hard not to compare yourself to others.  Most of us naturally do that from time to time.  My first marriage ended in divorce, and at times I have looked wistfully at my friends who will be celebrating their […]

I once was in a very difficult argument with a family member.  I was being criticized and felt very defensive.  At one point I blurted out, “It doesn’t matter what you think of me.  I am good with God.”  I […]

The world is a noisy place.  If you live and work with people, you are bombarded by their opinions, issues and needs.  If you watch television or the read the news, there is more of the same.  It is hard […]