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 WisdomCuriosity / School Days Revisited / Credibility / Revelation / Trading Places / The Dog Eat Dog World / Superiority Complex / Self-Righteousness / The Art of Dialogue / Birds of a Feather / Leadership / Vulnerability / Beyond Forgiveness / I & Thou / Wholeness / Solidarity / The Lottery / What is Success? / Abundance / Citizenship / Motivation / Self-Determination /…

Stay tuned for more, to be posted as they mature… Multiple Personality Disorder, Spontaneity, Instinct, Omnipotence, Absurdity, Adventure, The Eloquence of Action, Eating Right, Conviction, Solutions, Epiphanies, Education, Apprenticeship, Simplicity, Entropy, Energy, Sexism, 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, Innocence, 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, Transcendence, Creativity, Stewardship, The Wisdom of Emotion, Righteous Anger, Monkey See, Monkey Do, Tribalism, Inbreeding, Deviant Behavior, Free Agency, Zeal, The Herd, Profanity, Chickens & Eggs, Yesterday, Near Death Experience, Supply & Demand, Giftedness, A Confession, Self-Consciousness, Attention Deficit Disorder, Pacifism, Imagine, Talent, Coming Out, Vicarity, The Pecking Order, Competition, Self-Denial, Security, Money, Accomplishments, Role Playing, Materialism, Audacity, Dreams, Choices, Integrity, Sanity Check, Authenticity, Cross-Training, Community, Friendship, Intimacy, Romance, Justice, Time, Legacy, Suicide, Braveheart, Parenthood, Loneliness, Heroism, The Golden Rule, Imagine, Horizons, and more.