Category Archives: personal spiritual journey

Christian Fundamentalism and Spiritual Certainty

This post took a long time to write because every paragraph brought up three other ideas that begged to be written. My wife suggests I should write all these other ideas down elsewhere and continue with my writing. That’s not … Continue reading

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My Sister Laughs

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans — John Lennon (of all people). First, my wife’s best friend came for a visit. She and I cleaned out the garage. My wife had stored a large … Continue reading

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In the Grip of T’ai Chi and Beginner’s Mind

From time to time I’ve been asked why I began the practice of T’ai Chi. The answer is that I need regular exercise and I have bad knees. My left knee will swell up if I do any kind of … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

My youngest son is very serious about becoming a Buddhist. It’s a heartfelt quest on his part. I’m happy for him. Buddhism will provide him with a depth at his center that has been lacking so far. As his father, … Continue reading

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