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Thinking like a rose

I wonder what roses think about wildflowers that “volunteer” to share their garden without an invitation? That’s a comment one of my readers made in response to my last blog post. I loved that comment, because it sends us off … Continue reading

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When Principles meet Loyalty, who wins?

I was probably right there on the Berkeley campus when the package arrived. I’d finally resumed work on my bachelor’s degree, and I also had a university office job, so I spent much of my time there. Thankfully, the package … Continue reading

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Oregon’s ex-fire marshal – too Good for the job?

Last week, when Oregon’s fire marshal abruptly quit his job in the middle of the biggest wildfire disaster in state history, many of us wondered what could have happened. Did he make some inappropriate political remark, maybe? Or gross incompetence? … Continue reading

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Mindfulness IV: Making Choices – Ethics and Mindfulness

Ideally, mindfulness would make us more conscious of the world around us and more sensitive to the way our actions affect others. But is that necessarily so? Caveat Four: Mindfulness doesn’t always lead to “goodness.” Here are some possible ways … Continue reading

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