1.||Why Be Normal?|
When you think about it, it's pretty funny, the things that we'll do to be what our society considers normal. Just look at any band of teenagers in a shopping mall or outside a high school, and you'll see the lengths to ...
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2.||Don't Should On Yourself!|
The best New Year's resolution I ever made – and the only one I ever kept – was to never make another New Year's resolution.
I am dismayed by the number of people who doggedly, stubbornly make their ...
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3.||The Evils of Story Time: When Stories Become Malignant|
From earliest childhood, we all love story time. We beg our parents for bedtime tales (as much to postpone "lights out" as to hear the stories, of course); we look forward to story hour in kindergarten; and we cluster around ...
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4.||Have You Fed Your Life Today?|
Last summer, I fertilized my outdoor potted plants for the first time ever. It's one of those things I always meant to do, and I'd purchased the organic fertilizer months before. For some time, the bottle ...
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5.||Reality is Now|
The only thing that is truly real is the present moment. Neither the past nor the future exist.
The past is a story we tell ourselves about what happened. Even eyewitness histories and recordings are only inaccurate depictions of the events that transpired.
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6.||Let Your Light Out!|
Here in the northern hemisphere, we've passed the autumnal equinox; the days are shorter than the nights, and getting ever more so, till the solstice in December. Although I enjoy this time of year – I like the cooler weather, the changes ...
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