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Perception Vs. Reality

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I love photos taken with mirror images in water.  I particularly like the ones I have to study closely to decipher which way is up.  I know that one half is real and the other is only a reflection of reality.  One thing I continue to learn is that perception of reality can be as convincing to many as reality itself – and that can be wonderful, beautiful – and also quite dangerous (or maybe humiliating – think Emperor’s New Clothes).  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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198 Days ’til 40: How We Define Family

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. ~ Johann Schiller

Family:  A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. ~Evan Esar

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family.  Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.  ~Jane Howard

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. ~ George Burns Read the rest of this entry »

 

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252 Days ’til 40: Carbon Footprint Week, Day 5 (World = Trash Can?)

My family and I like to explore… unfortunately, we often do so in an eco-damaging way (driving in our car instead of walking or cycling or scootering)……..  yet, as I cause my own damage to the environment, I am also judging others….. yes, many Christians would point out to me that I have no business pointing out the speck in someone else’s eye when there is a log in my own…. yet it seems I am doing just that with this post. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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302 Days ’til 40: Are Computers Crushing Community?

Technology has destroyed interrelations in the human community. ~ Theodore Roszak Read the rest of this entry »

 

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