Tag Archives: Jesus

The Koans of Jesus

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“What is the sound of one hand clapping?” “What moves, the flag or the wind?” Huh???? These are koans, which are nonsensical Buddhist riddles, the very contemplation of which exhausts the rational mind so that a deeper wisdom emerges. When … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t Fair

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How many times did your parents respond to your complaints by saying, “Life isn’t fair!” While annoying, their analysis is proving increasingly true. Our global economic system rewards “the winners” at the top with far more than they deserve while … Continue reading

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Coming Out of the Closet…Again

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I have a confession to make. I’ve been seeing someone. It’s been very intimate and private. Yes, my partner knows about it, and it’s ok. Where does this happen and who is it? Early mornings in my studio I close … Continue reading

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