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Happiness

What Will Make You Happy?

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Feels like such a loaded question at times. We often feel the need to interpret it literally and respond with a list of things that need altering in our lives in order for happiness to be experienced. I’ll be happy when I’m out of debt, when my last child is out of the house and I can return to a career, when I make tenure, when I get a new car, when this cancer is gone….. Even though these aspirations may make us feel assuredly better, we eventually realize that things aren’t enough to keep happiness as a mainstay. And…

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Keep Planting Seeds

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With monumental events happening in our world every day, I cannot help but reflect on our forebears who carried the same desire and intent within their hearts that we carry. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is nothing new, but a longing as ancient as consciousness. And many, named and unnamed have walked the trails, tilled the soil, and excavated the physical and metaphorical rubble away from our landscape in order that those things might find breath. There is a profound Zen proverb that says the seed never sees the flower.   Far too many times we see how…

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