Tag Archives: perception

Among the Shadows of Old Boulders

It is not often the easy view of others that gives us a true understanding of the loads they carry. It takes more than accidental knowing, something more like caring. Continue reading

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Life Ain’t Fair

How we feel about the winner always colors our perception of the outcome, whether it’s the World Series, the NCAA championship, or a presidential election. Continue reading

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Today’s Needs

We probably won’t end world hunger or cure cancer but we can do a few small things that show others we care about them… Continue reading

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Blessing in the Messing

Can you find the blessing in your mess? Sometimes, the very thing we don’t want is the best thing that could happen… Continue reading

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Gifts of Perception

There’s an art to giving… and to receiving. Sometimes the generation gap makes both arts more challenging. Here’s something I learned from my parents and my children… Continue reading

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A More Challenging Pattern

In this one, I am reminded that we may, from time to time, find ourselves in the sublime pursuit of some goal or another that seems to elude, evade and otherwise overcome our finest efforts. We should not forget that in some of those situations in which it seems that what we are trying to do is quite impossible, there may be a simple explanation. Continue reading

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Deception

There is, in the belly of the beggar and the glutton, a constant longing and hunger. Continue reading

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