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The Easter Sunday Tune-up ~ Opening Day; The Great Escape

“To escape: into a world of our own making, and into a life where in our vanity we think that we can make the rules. Hell, which is discernible from Earth, is the putting of the greatest possible distance between … Continue reading

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The Mindfulness of Our Labor

That was another world. We’re now seeing whole sectors of work disappearing from our world, and new ones needing to be created. We worry over the winners and losers in globalization, rightly so, and the effects on our politics, and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Providence of Pain

“Every strand of sentimental satisfaction is an indication of how much farther we have to go before we understand the life of God, it is the satisfaction of a smug self-interest which God by circumstances and pain shocks out of … Continue reading

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The Easter Sunday Tune-up ~ I Believe

I can’t think of a worse nature of personality than cynicism to be perfectly honest. I’m not a huge Camille Paglia fan, but she nails the essence of our cynical dark side by shining a light on people like Richard … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ Easter Sunday 2014

Good Sunday Morning Dear Friend. This holy week which began with a Passover Seder with family and friends on Monday leading up to the holiest day for Christians today, has been something of a strangely powerful journey for me. I … Continue reading

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ April 6th, 2014

Good Sunday Morning Dear Friend! It is an especially wonderful time of the year for Christians and Jews here on the doorstep of Passover and Easter. It is a powerful time of prayer, thankfulness, renewal, rebirth, new life, re-commitment, and … Continue reading

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Heaven, Anarchy & Doodley-Squat!

She was funny. She was liberating. She taught us to be impolite in conversation not only about sexual matters, but about American history and famous heroes, about the distribution of wealth, about school, about everything. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. describing … Continue reading

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