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Dilemmas, Contradictions and Dichotomies – Living in a Complex Universe

Tweet  Me, I love a good dichotomy. It’s when I’m surest of all, that I’ve likely stumbled on something useful.  I think of a dichotomy as a kind of mind-bending contradiction; a higher order of contradiction that involves points of particular value. In the pursuit of our Vision and Purpose, we will especially find early on in that…

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The Meaning of Things

TweetWe owe each other and the world so much more thoughtful consideration of the “why” of things, before we open our mouths.   There is always more than just what we see and more than our own immediate and emotional responses. In our rush to assert our right to free speech, to “express ourselves”, to…

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Batting 50.

TweetBirthdays have always been a point of reflection for me, especially the big birthdays, the ones with a zero at the end.  So this particular one – today – has provoked a great deal of thought. Firstly, I am truly grateful to have got this far, sans major illness, but certainly with a few crises…

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Many Paths

Tweet“We may liken truth to a mountain, and the various interpretations of that truth to different paths leading up to the summit.  Many people are travelling along these paths, and everyone while he is at the bottom thinks his path is the only one…” Max Heindel was a mystic of sorts, born into the German…

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Trying God’s Patience

TweetWhat does it mean to “try God’s patience”? Since God is the perfection of all human virtue, I don’t really believe His patience is being tried.  Nonetheless it is a phrase, and one reminiscent of a humbler god that rolls his eyes in exasperation every now and then at the failings, stumblings and sheer stupidity…

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