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    Higher Living Reflections

    A Tale Told by an Idiot

    The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Attempts creating normal tales of fiction during this abnormally inflamed period seem decidedly offkey. Perhaps others can prod themselves to do so despite the bombardment of the senses. I cannot. To get one’s head around the scope and depth of the insidious insurrection and of the insurrectionists themselves, I find two schools of thought to be helpful. One is via psychology and sociology.…

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    More or less the same?

    After takin’ several readings / I’m surprised to find my mind’s still fairly sound. – Willie Nelson, “Me and Paul” Some believe in a literal hell; for others, it’s symbolic. But…

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    Warming the Winter Blues

    The contrasting emotional states and sensibilities expressed during this time of year are striking. We are acculturated to believe tis the season* of cheer and good will, to be festive, celebratory.…

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    How Are You Doing?

    Recently, I got to talking with friends who, like me, are “of an age.” We commiserated about our personal ills and challenges, how we are managing and coping during the pandemic,…