Meditations on Life

Welcome to an evolving collection of personal reflections, still in process, that constitute everything I think I know about life…

Foreword / Where am I? / A Gift from God / Infancy / Socialization / Inbreeding / The Caste System / Seen and not Heard / Awakenings / Withdrawal / Retrospection / Introspection / Rebirth / Identity Crisis / Innocence Lost / Significance / Self-Fulfilling Prophecy / My First Act of Faith / Seek and Ye Shall Find / The Garden of Eden / Playing God / Civilization / Progress / A Confession / Symptoms / Pros & Cons / The Mystery / Conviction / Self-Awareness / Defensiveness / Integrity / The Pursuit of Happiness / Dry Wells / The Reality Principle / Consciousness / Opportunity / Prudence / Nirvana / The Divine Plan / Sorrow / Purpose / Natural Evil / Judgment Day / Sins of Omission / Wonder / The God-Shaped Hole / The Virtue of Skepticism / Ulterior MotivesGodlessness / Epidemics / Beyond Freedom & Dignity / Informed Consent / Role Models / Joie de Vivre / Unified Field TheoryContention / Bearing Witness / Growing Up / Self-Esteem / Psych 101 / Nature & Nurture / Discomfort ZonesSelf-Interest / Taking Inventory / Authenticity / Detachment / Personhood / PassionModeration / Existential Anguish / Meritocracy / Philosopher’s Cramp / Unnatural Selection / Inclinations / The Beginning of Wisdom / …

Stay tuned for more, to be posted as they mature… Experience, Solutions, Epiphanies, Education, Apprenticeship, Reality, Credibility, Simplicity, Abundance, Leadership, Brain Freeze, Entropy, Energy, Sexism, The Lottery, Priorities, Submission, The Tao, The Third Way, Victimhood, Pragmatism, Compromise, Interfaith Dialogue, Leaps of Faith, Rewards, The Eloquence of Action, The Power of Prayer, Born Again, Courage, The Holy Grail, Logic, Innocence, Self-Righteousness, Intelligent Design, Relativism, Education, Unilateral Disarmament, Transparency, Apostasy, Chosen People, A Healthy Diet, Villain Worship, Idolatry, Justice, Entropy, Grace, Peer Pressure, Conformity, Obedience, Risk, Atonement, Regrets, Carrots & Sticks, Virtue, Double Standards, Reality Testing, Elitism, The Promised Land, Suicide, Death, Estate Planning, Yesterday, Epitaphs, Managing Expectations, Procrastination, Patriarchy, The Last Straw, Monasticism, Masochism & Sadism, Words, Labels, Revelation, Commandments, Yin & Yang, Conversion, Courage, Habits, Transfiguration, Dependency, Destiny, Escapism, The Problem of Evil, Blessed are the Meek, The Last Straw, Hope, Devotion, Escapism, Censorship, Simplicity, Transcendence, Creativity, Stewardship, The Wisdom of Emotion, Righteous Anger, Monkey See, Monkey Do, Tribalism, Inbreeding, Deviant Behavior, Free Agency, Zeal, The Herd, Solidarity, Profanity, Chickens & Eggs, Yesterday, Near Death Experience, Supply & Demand, Giftedness, Instinct, A Confession, Trading Places, The Narcissist, Self-Consciousness, Attention Deficit Disorder, Pacifism, Imagine, Talent, Coming Out, Vicarity, The Pecking Order, Competition, Self-Denial, Security, Money, Success, Accomplishments, Role Playing, Birds of a Feather, Materialism, Audacity, Dreams, Wholeness, Choices, Integrity, Reality Check, Sanity Check, Authenticity, Cross-Training, Ego-centricity, Autonomy, Community, Friendship, Intimacy, Romance, Beyond Forgiveness, Justice, Time, Legacy, Suicide, Attention, Attitude, Braveheart, Parenthood, Loneliness, Heroism, The Golden Rule, Imagine, Horizons, and more.