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Going Beyond the Prism

The following is a chapter from “The Flip Side.”  If you haven’t read the last post, I recommend you read it so you have context for this chapter.

For years I practiced and practiced to be a good golfer. Golf can be so frustrating and at the same time extremely gratifying. Like so much of our temporal life as a journey of awakening, Golf is a game of opposites and the harder you try the less progress you make, or so it seems.

Maybe you aren’t a golfer and this allegory doesn’t work for you, but I bet you have experienced something similar, maybe many times. The ever-present moment has a way of invading our unconsciousness to bring light into the darkness. Maybe it is a song on the radio, a sunset, a beautiful scene, or an intimate moment in a relationship…or maybe hitting a golf ball.
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The Prism of the Mind

Here is another tail from “The Flip Side.”  Get it?  Tail, as in heads or tails when you flip a coin?  Anyway, here it is.  Enjoy. Have you seen what happens when light, pure white light passes through a prism? … Continue reading

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Where and when are you?

In college I studied Aerospace engineering.  We had upper and lower division classes.  The lower was a prerequisite for the upper.  One of these lower division classes was physics.  I had a professor that was a little difficult to understand … Continue reading

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Eureka!

Isaac was standing under the apple tree when an apple fell on his head.  He declared, Eureka!  He had discovered gravity.  Well, that is how the story goes.  I bet there was more to it than just a bump on … Continue reading

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