December 2010 Archives

Here we are again, at the best and worst time of the year. Christmas. I love it and I hate it. I listen to endless hours of Christmas music (www.pandora.com is wonderful), but refuse to hear musical triteness like "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."

Christmas is depressing because, for most people, it's a tawdry orgy in honor of materialism run wild. It's a disgrace. For others, however, it's a time marked by hope and excitement at the dawning of a new day.

The Core Issue

Regular physical exercise has long been an important part of my life. But only in recent times have I seen the similarities between caring for my body and caring for my spirit.

As I have gotten older, I have noticed physical changes occurring in myself and others, some of which are disturbing. I have read and observed that the elderly - not that I'm there yet - have a much higher incidence of falling, They often seem to have balance issues and are somewhat stiff and rigid.

I think there are similar issues with the life of the spirit.

Reading the story of numbers

It's been a while since I have written, and no doubt some have been sighing in relief, thinking "good thing." And some others have perhaps thought I should write more. Perhaps.

It's been a difficult time, and I have been uncertain what to write. But here I am. I am apparently incapable of keeping quiet for long.

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