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The Golden Rule is a Study in Self-Centeredness

The Golden Rule is a Study in Self-Centeredness

Golden Rule: Treat others as you wish to be treated. Many of us have had the Golden Rule drilled into our heads from an early age. It has existed in one form or another since the ancient Egyptians proclaimed, “That which you hate to be done to you, do not do to another,“sometime around 2000 […]

Colors In My Life

Colors In My Life

When I look at my life and its secret colors, I feel like bursting into tears. ~Albert Camus There are colors in my life, colors that find their way into my eyes and explode in my soul shooting emotion into the four corners of my existence, emotions that escape into the world in tears of […]

God Lives in the Desert (Happy Birthday Ed Abbey)

God Lives in the Desert (Happy Birthday Ed Abbey)

I cannot abandon the geography that feeds my every breath. ~Ellen Meloy Other than myself, I know of no person whose soul is defined by a particular geography…other than the author who has approached deity status in my life, the guru sprinkling words across pages first drawing me to Southeast Utah, the sensei who reflected […]

Desert Consciousness

Desert Consciousness

Here the immensity, the emptiness, feeds the spirit, and leaves it with no hunger for anything but more space, more light—as if one had suddenly glimpsed the largeness, the emptiness of one’s own soul, and come to terms with it, glorying at last in its open freedom. ~Terry Tempest Williams Forests are nice, mountains beautiful, […]

Seeing the Absent

Seeing the Absent

Ravens taught me to observe not only what is present but also what is absent. ~Ellen Meloy Our eyes are seduced by objects present, the colorful parrot, the ostentatious Ferrari, the obnoxiously drunken man, the obvious wart on the end of someone’s nose. We see the beautiful light reflected by flower while remaining ignorant of […]

Logic Is Illogical

Logic Is Illogical

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. ~Kahlil Gibran Spock, the supremely logical half human being, is not the answer I believed in my youth. The answer to what? The answer to life, the universe, everything. Any encountered situation could be handled by the unemotional application […]

Building Souls Is My Responsibility

Building Souls Is My Responsibility

When you express belief in people, it goes right to their souls. It gives them hope. ~John Maxwell. During my early years, I was not a believer in people. I resided deeply on the side of people as a burden to be avoided. My chosen profession, Engineering, was a career path I believed would be […]

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