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Me and American Politics.

This is pretty long. No apologies, read or do not read, as you wish. It’s a sort of a “mea culpa”, and also a challenge to myself and others. I’m OK with that apparent contradiction. My interest in American politics … Continue reading

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The Dragon called Desperation and the Dagger of Discernment

It was hard to find an apt name for the Dragon this time, but not hard to recognize the feelings it evokes when it stirs. Conflict in the workplace – conflict anywhere, in fact – evokes an age old response. … Continue reading

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The Dragon called “Politics” and the Scabbard of Sincerity

A scabbard is the sheath for a sword. Made out of shaped wood and leather and worked metal, they are beautiful and functional, but play a lesser role to their glorious partner the sword. There is a legend, though that … Continue reading

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Blind-Spots

The other day I was made painfully aware of a personal shortcoming. I am sure it’s not the only one I have, but it is a biggie. I was advised, that under extreme stress, I am not always my usual … Continue reading

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How the barrel of a gun breathed life into me.

This post is a response to a beautiful post by Dr Kelly Flanagan on the Website “Untangled” (www.drkellyflanagan.com) The post is called “The only two things you’ll ever need to know about people” (http://drkellyflanagan.com/2013/10/16/the-only-two-things-youll-ever-need-to-know-about-people/) He inspired me with a  simple … Continue reading

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What makes for a DEEP trust?

One of the things I have become very comfortable with in my life, is the idea of “truth in tension”. In an earlier blog I used the example of a violin to demonstrate that beauty is sometimes contained in the … Continue reading

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We are nothing but what we do.

I remember hearing once that “We judge ourselves by our intentions, but other people by their actions” As much as I hate to admit it, I have seen many people – including yours truly – do this. It’s funny that. … Continue reading

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