Monthly Archives: December 2008

Subtle Symbols

Our communication is composed of symbols, and not just the written form.  Every set of sounds that we use is a symbol for both concepts and sentiments, both of which may not be shared by the ones doing the communicating.  … Continue reading

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Perfect Insanity

Many people display behaviors that they or other people describe as crazy.  “Insane” is used interchangeably with words like “awesome” and “sweet”.  Being lacking in sanity is viewed positively in our culture to a certain extent.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Integrity

Lots of things have integrity, from physical structures to people.  Integrity is what keeps us standing while the winds of entropy push us into the future that becomes our present.  It allows us to weather both the physical and personal … Continue reading

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Love is Loss

Most of us view love as something to be gained, a precious prize to be cherished in every moment that it is ours to hold.  We are not wrong in this view.  But we often fail to consider too that … Continue reading

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The Calling

We are all called.  Each of us has a talent that can be used for bringing great good into the lives of those around us, and we have a choice to either answer the calling to use this talent for … Continue reading

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