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The other day I spent some days at the sea. Not any sea – but the place where I was born. I left it behind when my parents divorced and have only returned for holidays since. 575 more words

Personal Growth

How's That Working For You?

I have two sides to my dog loving personality.


The smother-my-dogs-with-love side.


Baby voice and all.


And then dog trainer mode.

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Our Great Need to Lose Ourselves

There is a real need in our world to know God. The need is not great just in the world but in our churches. We preach and proclaim the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob  and Jesus, but rarely are we in touch with that God. 672 more words


Authentic Myths and the Myth of Authenticity: Part 1

One of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan is the Ise Grand Shrine, in the Mie prefecture, near Kyoto. It was built in 2013. 997 more words

Cultural Fixes

Old fools lament

Do I need to convey this desires

That your presence and being instill within my heart

Whimsically you smile at me

As if you perceive me to be an old fool… 295 more words


More Thoughts on Sex, Vulnerability, and Spirituality After Two Years of Marriage

We tend to fight when we travel.

Which is unfortunate, because we really like to travel.

I don’t know if it’s the accumulated stresses of hurtling through the sky in an aluminum tube at 28,000 feet, navigating the wonders of baggage claim, driving in an unfamiliar city, or simply finding a place where my gluten and lactose intolerant wife can eat, but we both become… 2,693 more words


Guilty secret

I have a guilty little secret

I habour things discreetly

within my mind so deeply

locked away, kept in a cage

a burning hot fiery rage… 85 more words