Day 23

When did you know glory? I have done many things in my life that other people seem to think are impressive — starting university early or getting a job as a bank programmer in my teens, for example. But I don’t feel anything other than a mild sense of accomplishment at most of them. And […]

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March Shorts

Every writing teacher (and every writer, for that matter) will tell you that it’s far more important to write often than to write a lot. So I’m challenging you all to turn the miserable, wet month of March into a time to sit down for a half hour or an hour every day and write […]

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Day 22

Which clock have you seen many times? Two clocks come to mind. The first is rather esoteric and displays in binary. That can come later. The other, though, is the one that sat on my parents’ bedside table when I was little. There was a series of them that lived on my own but every […]

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Laws of Intended Consequences

I hear a lot of people speak about being at peace with your life lately. That’s a very important thing to do. It’s often people who have just discovered Buddhist teachings. Sadly, many of these people think of it as a religion rather than what it really is, a set of teachings on how to […]

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