Tag Archives: HLL

Gifts

On my recent trip to the Big Island I had a two-week chance to get to know the town of Hilo.  On Wednesdays and Saturdays they have a fantastic Farmer’s Market; in tents across the street are other vendors selling … Continue reading

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No Telling What Will Happen

Hubris is the unquestioning presumption that one is right.  When hubris has a hold on the heart we fail to understand just because we have good motives does not mean we can then do absolutely anything in the service of … Continue reading

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Flexibility And Willingness

There is a wonderful episode in the television series “The Big Bang Theory” where obsessive compulsive Sheldon had a fight with his neighbor Penny.  For Sheldon and many of us as well each day of the week has its assigned … Continue reading

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Honomu Calling Me To Come Home

The wind itself is unseen and uncontainable.  It is only the effects of the presence of the wind that can be seen in the movement of the trees.  In this same way a person’s zest for living can only be … Continue reading

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To Live Fully Where We Are

One night I was watching an episode of “World’s Worst Tenants” where the investigator had been called to find out why the tenant had not paid rent.  No one would answer the door so the investigator used his key to … Continue reading

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What Is Right Here Now

While enjoying a hamburger at the local mall I couldn’t help being aware of the heated discussion at the next table.  Suddenly the young woman jumped up, slammed both hands onto the table and yelled at the guy, “You can … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

For a time we Monks up on our mountain in upstate New York went through a “Murder She Wrote” TV series phase.  Many of us like the mystery genre and eagerly watched episodes in which Angela Lansbury solved various perplexing … Continue reading

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