Category Archives: Spirituality

(Repost) Yes, Virginia, There Was a Writer

Due to it being the most reprinted newspaper editorial in the history of the English language (verified), most people, regardless of their faith, are familiar with this piece, known now to history as “Yes, Virginia. There is a Santa Claus.” Unsigned at the time of its publication in The Sun in 1897, it was of course written in …

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Between Seasons (Creative Prose.)

A time between the winter and the spring, when the air has started to warm, but only started. The sun resides with us longer into the day, but the ground has not yet been informed of the change. That, or it is an arrival for which the soul and the long-browned grass refuse to prepare; …

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The Monk Inside the Jester

  The above picture is me. I imagine that is obvious to most people, even though I’m not exactly dressed up for the red carpet. The shot is about a month old or so. Despite its overall rough look, I got to think not long after I took it (on a lark) that it is …

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Let Loose the Dogs of Creativity

Any dog, no matter how tame and lovable, yes even your own pooch, will, if deprived of food and/or water long enough, go mad. At that point, it will become and cruel and nasty as its physical condition will allow in order to get the food and water it needs. Dogs we love can reach …

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“Me Too” Movement

Actress Alyssa Milano suggested on Twitter that women who have been the victims of sexual harassment state so by using the hashtag “MeToo.”  The concept went viral on both Twitter and Facebook, and continues going strong. Around the world, and, on my own Facebook/Twitter feeds. For truly it is everywhere, and truly, it is pervasive …

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