philosophy

  • Apr272022
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    Posting at Windtree Press

    Okay, I admit it. I’ve been cheating on my blog. What I mean is that instead of posting here on…

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  • Mar202022
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    The Promise of the Spring Equinox

    Spring is definitely my most favorite time of year. After the darkness of winter, I am always ready for Spring.…

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  • Feb282022
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    Hamilton and Our Interconnected World

    This blog post is different than most that I write here. I usually write about my books, my process, how…

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  • Jan042022
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    Looking Back to Look Forward

    In my counseling days, three decades ago, I used to work with families with severely disabled children–it may be physical…

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  • Nov252021
    Branch oak with dry brown leaves in the forest on a blurry background. Title says Thanksgiving a day of Thanks, Reflection, and promises to Be Better

    A Special Day of Giving Thanks

    Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. For me it has always been a very special holiday. In fact, growing up…

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  • Nov082021
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    Honoring Veterans Today and All Days

    Veterans Day is November 11th. That is only three days away. Have you thought about how you are going to…

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  • Sep182021
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    Fall is Here and Change Is In The Air

    As I write this, the official start of Autumn is only three days away. Fall is my favorite season of…

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  • Mar182021
    new spring daffodils in bloom, Photo by Ilona Frey on Unsplash

    Spring and the Promise of Renewal

    The first signs of spring, the daffodils are now blooming in my yard. I’m seeing the buds of the rhododendrons…

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  • Aug312020
    a leafless tree in the middle of water at sunset with a bright light shining from it

    Binding the Energy of Stillness and Regaining the Self

    “When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness. When things feel extraordinary, strive for…

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  • Apr182020
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    More Than Ever We Need Human Courtesy and Calm

    The past month has been crazy. Every bit of news is scary. COVID-19 pandemic, the stock market crashing, the unemployment…

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