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May I Have a Word?

With all that’s going on in the world, it’s impossible to not have feelings and opinions well up from inside even as my triggered defense mechanisms push me into denial and exasperation and that awful awareness of how truly helpless I am to bring about world peace. 792 more words

Spiritual Formation


TOMORROW the annual general meeting of Welsh Water will endorse a five year plan that is likely to see over a million customers overcharged.

Bills could be more than £50 million higher than necessary in each of the next five years. 3,343 more words


Bunny Meets Sandals and Sock, Oh My! Redux II

Happy 4th of July to our American readers. To those of you outside the states,  you might enjoy meeting Bunny not long after she and George moved to the Pacific Northwest.

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Praises in Place of Pain

Have you wondered when cascades of minor or major trials will slow and trickle, perhaps even end? Or how you will weather them, and then what sort of state you will be left in when they do once more pause? 532 more words

Crocodile Spotting

From Don:
May 31, 2015.
After two weeks of a sore throat and coughing, I suggested to Alison that some of my physical symptoms could be due to my ambivalence about staying in a body. 1,705 more words


Speak Your Mind*

Even the best-intentioned people don’t always agree on the choices their countries should make. There are a lot of issues, too, that don’t have easy solutions. 1,279 more words

Agatha Christie

Blame the Humans

When something goes wrong with a machine, it is easier to blame human error than it is to blame the machine itself. Such blame shifting is a wonderful sleight of hand in which the machine gets to maintain its aura of perfection even as the fault is cast upon the foolish, fallible human. 1,354 more words