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Now Playing: Spiritual Ping-Pong

My internal experience reminds me of Ping-Pong.  On one side of the net is gratitude, well-being and acceptance. On the other is, as Zen monk Cheri Huber points out, ego’s insidious chorus of “something is wrong” or “not enough”.  And my attention is the ball, bouncing over the net between the two sides, or flying … Continue reading


El Camino with a King Size Bed

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I thought of this oft-quoted phrase when, on a Thursday at the end of May, the final Delta flight on my route from Denver to Montreal was cancelled.  That it was aborted after we had boarded the aircraft, taxied onto the runway and then, … Continue reading

Ponderings: Passover in Two Places

I spent Passover’s first half in Israel.  The day of the Seder, I traveled by bus to Jerusalem’s Malcha Mall with my oldest niece. She was meeting a friend, and I was on the hunt for comfortable shoes.  At the entrance we went our separate ways.  While I failed to find footwear, I wandered around, … Continue reading

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