Author archive for "Ran"

Scratches and Dents

Scratches and Dents - Ride of Your Life

Scratches and dents. Battle marks. Proud scars. Smile lines, frown lines, and grey hair. Each line a face tattooed forever a souvenir from many days and many nights. The one in the mirror seems like a good guy. A little old, perhaps. He must be a storyteller with all those scratches and dents. Lots of […]

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In the Meadows

The Meadows

When you get to the city tour it by foot Let it guide your shoes into the meadows The entrance may be through a small patio or a neighborhood park It may also be behind a sign saying “do not enter” When you get to the meadows you may not even realize it right away […]

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A Crying Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

A few days ago I was driving down the main street that crosses my town. I stopped in a traffic light waiting to turn left, when all of a sudden I heard loud sounds of weeping. The sounds stood out above the noise of cars, buses, and roadwork. Animal-like sounds of crying blended with mumbled, […]

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Finding Your Life’s Purpose

life purpose

When we reach the age of adolescence, many of us start to think about the purpose of our lives. Initially we expect to find some sort of global or common theme that brings a sense of purpose to us, but speaking with others about it, we quickly realize that this is not the case. Life […]

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Answering the Big Questions through the Small Ones

Questions

In his 1982 song “think too much” singer Paul Simon debated whether he overthinks things, or perhaps does not think nearly enough. In the first verse of the song he says: “I started to think too much When I was twelve going on thirteen” Do you remember this age, when you started to think about […]

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