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Writing is part of my meditative process to clarify my thoughts, to align my actions and to focus on my purpose. I write about my emotions, my shortcomings, and my ideas for a better world through poetry, prose, and what I call rantifestos every day, some of which I post here on my blog and on social media. I share them to help others move along their paths to live and lead with compassion.

You are so funny—–looking!

It is hard to laugh in these apocalyptic times. What can we laugh at these days? We all freeze up a bit. We feel guilty when we laugh today. There is so much despair, depression, grief, and anxiety. Life is so damn serious. Our senses of humor have been suppressed, compressed, and depressed by political correctness and the woke Olympics.

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Emptiness that Fills You Up

Our self-imposed busyness makes us blind to what is in front of us around us and above us. We are on a mission, so focused and yet so myopic. We feel handcuffed by the time warden, even though we have the key.

This is something I have been working on for decades. Still a hack in progress. But I changed my sleep patterns, found a meditative routine, and continue to cultivate small plots of time to re-plant the fields.

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Your Retirement Plan is Wrong–And How to Fix it

What comes to mind when you hear the R word? Be honest. Some combination of “leisure”—freedom to do what you want—probably some travel to bucket list places—more time for hobbies—Right?

It is relevant if you are 25, 45, or 65. Developing a “retirement plan” is like developing any part of your life plan.

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We Are All Imposters

The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else e.e. cummings
We are all imposters and have suffered from Imposter Syndrome (IS).

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Disrupt the Robots

We are all victims of robots. Not those displacing human jobs. The real threat of AI is how we let our robotic selves replace our humanity. And that undermines who we are and who we want to be.

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Commencing Our New Lives

As we watch another crop of new graduates turn their tassels and "commence", we have to consider our own commencements. What are we doing with what we

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