Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rise up Zaccheus, the Lord has need of you. Mediocrity vs. excellence

perhaps I am reading this story incorrectly. I understand about settling for just good enough, but why should we? Is it wrong to want to be excellent in a world of mediocrity? Not saying that I am, believe me, I … Continue reading

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$3.35 an hour

When I was a teenager, my first job was scooping ice cream at the local mall. I had so many ice cream floats, I never touched ice cream again.  Anyways, I stopped by the store the other day to pick … Continue reading

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Oceans of our souls: Aggression, fear, compassion, patience

So I am reading/doing this workbook by Thomas Roberts about Mindfulness: http://www.amazon.com/Mindfulness-Workbook-Beginners-Overcoming-Compassion/dp/1572246758/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1308871834&sr=8-1 and it talks about acceptance and not judging, and that aggression is just a veil of fear and what I am afraid of is being inadequate and shamed … Continue reading

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I wonder if I am prejudiced

I don’t think I am.  I don’t judge people on the color of their skin or nationality, but I do judge people who think they are better than others.  Seriously, no race, religion or person is better than another, even … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for Mediterranean Food

not only good, but good for you. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-mediterranean-diet I had the best chicken Mediterranean sandwich with feta cheese, some basil and olive oil. Yummy.  My reward for trying something different.

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Open door

so I accidentally, on purpose, drove by the school and the door was open so I got to practice the harp. I played the Etude I was working on, three by Satie, Concerto in B flat major, Apres une Reve, … Continue reading

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east coast time

there is a poem by Billy Collins, I don’t remember the exact title, but basically he says that he is on east coast time and no matter where he is in the world, he knows what time it is in … Continue reading

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