Getting Old?

Dec 15

Getting Old?

AREN’T WE ALL, but as they say, it beats the alternative. If we’re lucky, all our parts will wear out at the same time, and we’ll die peacefully in our sleep somewhere in our 90s. I know of no one who has accomplished this feat, however, so I’ve been thinking lately about what will give our lives meaning when we can no longer live, work, and...

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Honoring Veteran Tomas Young

Nov 11

Honoring Veteran Tomas Young

Iraq war veteran Tomas Young just died. Before he died, he made this video. Show it at your next Saturday Salon to get right to the heart of why we go to war, how to honor veterans without glorifying war, and how to use our voice and vote to prevent all the useless and horrific damage war inflicts. Possible Talking Stick Starters: Can you be a patriot and still be...

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Why are You Here?

Apr 05

Why are You Here?

WHY ARE YOU HERE? This girl looks like she knows exactly why she’s here, and is proud of it!  She would have no trouble, I’m sure, telling you and taking whatever punishment is  meted out by the principal or her parents for fighting. Most kids are not so honest with themselves. “Why are you here?” is a powerful question parents need to add...

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Blood Moon

Apr 03

Blood Moon

DOES THE UNIVERSE STILL AMAZE YOU? April 14th/15th (west coast/east coast), after you rush to take care of your small, temporal concerns (like paying your income tax), celebrate by staying up late to sit in awe of a larger, celestial event.  This one is close to home, actually.  You will get to enjoy the first of a series of lunar eclipses, where the moon will...

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We are All Fools…

Mar 23

We are All Fools…

WE ARE ALL FOOLS, and we are all Divine.  Do you agree? What does that statement mean to you? This is a great question to throw in the hat at your next Saturday Salon.  There are so many ways this discussion can go. Is being a fool a bad thing?  Are we divine, or are only the gods divine?  Are we God’s children?  If so, doesn’t that make us at least...

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Watcha Doin’?

Jan 26

Watcha Doin’?

THIS MAN IS FUN! When was the last time you had any..fun? I’m talking about doing something purely for the enjoyment you get WHILE DOING IT.  Not the benefits you reap AFTER you do it, like eating healthy and exercising.  Crowbarring yourself off the couch to go to the gym to ride a bike that’s been nailed to the floor, next to 50 other people sweating...

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