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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.

Playing hurt

Our pain, our suffering is a symptom of something else. What is it? We have to accept it because it is happening. We have to find the opportunity to understand it and to use it to grow. And we must push ourselves to see that this pain connects us to others.

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The Price of Love

Are we grieving what we lost more than what the person we grieve has lost? I have tried to be more attuned to my expectations of others life expectancies. “You must live longer for me.” “You should have lived longer for me.” What a crazy ego trip. 

Grief is deeply interwoven into our life path. As we mature, we understand our own mortality and the mortality of everything around us. As we accept these lessons, we hopefully savor and cherish the brevity of life. 

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Love and Attention

Our attention is all we really have and all we really give. We try to listen, empathize and care, but we are often distracted by the past and the future.

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Repairing our racial karma

The words, “repairing our racial karma” are like a soothing rain to a parched heart. Duncan Williams made these comments at a ceremony at a Buddhist Temple in Los Angeles that was vandalized with hate.

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