The Invisible Man

In a preceding article, “What in the World?” I addressed the question of how this world of such cruelty could be made by a loving God and concluded with the… Read More

Understanding

Understanding by Jane Nelson was first published in 1986, then republished in 1996 with the title Understanding: Eliminating Stress and Finding Serenity in Life and Relationships.  This book, although very… Read More

What in the World?

A couple of nights ago my partner and I watched “One-Eyed Jacks,”  an old western starring the youthful, remarkably handsome Marlon Brando and an astonishingly beautiful young Mexican actress named… Read More

No Place on Earth

  “There is no place on earth where we can be free of ourselves.” —Charlotte Joko Beck in Nothing Special: Living Zen Occasionally, while reading a book, a particular sentence… Read More

The Twin Sisters–A Fairytale

(Artwork the courtesy of Karla Jean Gallagher.  See more at www.missprintsandmasterpieces.com,)   Now, this is a story that happened not too long ago.  There were two sisters who were identical twins. … Read More

The Five Truths

Just recently I was asked to give a presentation to a group of problem gamblers and accompanying family members, all of whom were participating in an outpatient treatment program in… Read More

Clarity, Charity and Gratitude

A while ago I was using my ShopVac to vacuum the patio and patio furniture.  Usually, the suction is quite impressive, but I noticed it was weak and barely pulling… Read More

What You Believe, You Perceive

Years ago I was part of a men’s spirituality group.  We met every other week for a couple of hours.  We focused primarily on A Course in Miracles and The… Read More

What Are You Waiting For?

I was recently reminded of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.  Most everyone is familiar with this story.  It is a great adventure, but there is also… Read More

Cry Out Your Grief

Well over a half-million people in the United States have died of Covid-19.  Worldwide over 2 and half million people have died.  After a year of Covid-19s devastating spread, nearly… Read More