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A Follow-up to “Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys”

by Aranyakananda Since I wrote my last post, I have come to a striking realization which, quite frankly I found difficult to rationalize at first, but I do stand by my original post. The issue in that post was a … Continue reading

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Sing Me A Song Of Empathy, Apathy and Misery

by Aranyakananda             Over the last few days, as I have sat comfortably in my cubicle at work and in my home thereafter each night when I turn on the news, I have become increasingly aware of my old friend … Continue reading

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Transformation Through Divine Wisdom/Drowning in the Tears of the World

by Aranyakananda Last year I realized that my life would run much more smoothly if I listened to the creative voice which spoke within me at all times. If I decided to create my destiny rather than let it happen … Continue reading

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