Tag Archives: Wailua Falls Series

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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Is That All There Is?

From 1967 to 1971 I was in the Navy stationed on a top-heavy destroyer and home-ported out of Norfolk, Virginia.  At some point during that time period I remember Peggy Lee singing, “Is That All There Is?”  Actually I think … Continue reading

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If I Had No Vision

I was watching a documentary about India which followed a man who pulled a rickshaw in order to earn a living.  He stated that in the summer his head and feet hurt from the sun, but found the winter and … Continue reading

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Half-and-Half

Is the glass half-full or half-empty?  This conundrum is not about a self-deceptive positivity or a depressingly realistic negativity.  It is about the orientation with which we interact with the world, with people and within ourselves.  The way that we … Continue reading

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The Royal Mindset

With interest I follow the struggle of some native Hawaiians to have the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi restored.  Every so often members are arrested for locking themselves onto the Iolani Palace grounds or for making protests near the Palace.  I recall … Continue reading

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