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“Hevel, hevel, everything is utterly hevel.” Ecclesiastes 1:2 The search is on, what is the meaning of life, not just mine, but all life. I’m obsessed with the word hevel. It appears thirty-eight times in Ecclesiastes, part of the wisdom literature, and loosely translates to something akin to smoke, vapor, or fog. Like the fog, […]

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Peeve Amazon, the Catholic Church, and the DMV – what do they have in common you might ask? Well let me lay it out for you, I’ll let you be the judge. These are very large, highly organized institutions, with modern day Pharisaic issues, and millions of people who are dependent on their services (and […]

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“Decision – To succumb to the preponderance of one set of influences over another set.” Ambrose Bierce Can we all agree there is a gap between deciding and doing? As in, what the hell am I going to blog about, and actually blogging? This space can be wide or narrow depending on the decision one […]

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The Problem The prospect of returning to work after the holiday break is like walking into an air conditioned room from the Mojave Dessert, it’s rather shocking, and might I add damaging to your immune system. But then again if I catch a cold I’d be forced to stay home? Bahaha “I’m so inspired after […]

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The Set-up Edward Lindaman says one of life’s most fulfilling moments occurs in the split-second when the familiar is suddenly transformed into the dazzling aura of the profoundly new. This is my objective, making the familiar new, Edward’s a little more flowery. Whatever. I’m not big on resolutions, I make them, but they fizzle as […]