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On The Illusion Of Safety

We live in a dangerous world where risk is an omnipresent factor, and while there are certainly things that we can do to minimize or exacerbate risks, there is nothing that we can do to eliminate the risk that bad … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Spiritual Bifocals

One of the notable aspects of aging is the concern with one’s vision. Since childhood I have been nearsighted, often severely so, likely as a result of my intense reading habits from youth. Many people my age and older, though, … Continue reading

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A Cultural Dementia

I tend to think it is worthwhile to explore what one is irritated and angered by, and so I would like to share something spread by people who think that it is fine to “enter into the reality” of those … Continue reading

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One Less Day From Dying Young

For some people aging is a gradual process that comes on slowly where declining strength and energy are matched for a long period of time by growing savvy and wisdom. For other people the process is more akin to being … Continue reading

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Awkwardly Socially Distant From Disaster

Over the past eighteen months or so I have had many opportunities to muse to myself (and occasionally to others) about the disastrous state of life in the age of Covid, and how it is that the response of maladroit … Continue reading

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The Journey Is The Destination

Today I found it interesting to note how much time it took for the restaurant at our hotel to seat us for what is a fairly basic and straightforward breakfast, so much time that the restaurant staff themselves, who looked … Continue reading

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Plague Bearers, Or Camping In The Age of Covid

Two weeks ago I was visiting Tulsa, Oklahoma, and while there the pastor of our local congregation and the area was heading off to Camp Pinecrest in Missouri with his wife, his son, and his son’s girlfriend, as staff. Four … Continue reading

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If It Coughs, It Lags

Since I have a bit of time while we wait in the Wichita airport for our plane to arrive, from wherever it happens to be at present, I thought it would be worthwhile to write a bit about something I … Continue reading

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Trauma Is The Original Gateway Drug

Recently I have started seeing the quote “Trauma is the original gateway drug” on the post of some friends of mine with interests in mental health. Whether or not this statement can be taken at face value, it brings up … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Writing Health Cookbooks

It is no mistake that health in the United States is a subject that causes considerable controversy. Among the many aspects of health-related materials that people have are cookbooks. I happen to greatly love reading a cookbook, especially when it … Continue reading

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