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What should I be doing to change the world today?

What should I be doing to change the world today, you know, at least make it better? That is the question knocking around inside my skull this morning. It is another morning of never being enough however, good or worthy … Continue reading

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There is Something Wrong with Here

I returned to the pleasure of
a snuggle while the tea seeped
thinking too of the invitation’s return
“You’re scratchy,” she tells me now Continue reading

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Culture Change – Our World Crashing Around Us

The value of an accurate worldview during times of turbulence is particularly critical, to individuals, businesses, and to nations. Distinguishing the ‘Chicken Littles’ from those praying for Armageddon from the prophets… is now more vital than ever. It will be … Continue reading

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Why We Tell Stories — John Steinbeck

We are lonesome animals We spend our life trying to be less lonesome. One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say —and to feel— ‘Yes, that’s the way it is, or at least … Continue reading

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What if Buddha had said…

It is told that Buddha, going out to look on life, was greatly daunted by death. “They all eat one another!”, he cried, and called it evil. This process I examined, changed the verb, said, “They all feed one another,” … Continue reading

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I Walked into the Woods to Die

I once walked into the woods to die or to come out a different man haunted by a worldview of separation and carrying 5 days of food and a lifetime of pain. It was hatred that drove me there, hatred … Continue reading

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More Worldviews… to Choose From

Now, there are more worldviews to choose from than there are Barbie Dolls. I’ve been writing on them (worldviews) of late just because I’m so fascinated about how it is that each of us come into our own version. And … Continue reading

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The Power of McCain’s Religious Worldviews

I have been writing a series on Worldviews and the power they carry to shape our perceptions and experience of self and of the world. In the last post, Understanding the Power of Worldviews, I related a story about an … Continue reading

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“Beware of the stories you read or tell…”

“Beware of the stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.” The power that our worldviews carry to shape our lives is beautifully captured by Ben Okri, the Nigerian poet … Continue reading

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