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Doing Time on Planet Earth

The Shawshank Redemption (1994) The analysis of this film has probably been done to death, but it occurred to me during the night that it’s an excellent metaphor of life on earth, spiritually. Here is the plot as reported on … Continue reading

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Meet the Man who Built the Orange Wave in Canada

Jack Layton (July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011) In the words of Joni Mitchell’s Big Yellow Taxi: “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Jack Layton died ten years ago this week. It was the only time … Continue reading

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Irony: When an Ancient Legend Comes True

Pandora’s “Box” According to Hesiod, when Prometheus stole fire from heaven, Zeus, the king of the gods, took vengeance by presenting Pandora to Prometheus’ brother Epimetheus. Pandora opened a jar left in her care containing sickness, death and many other … Continue reading

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“He’s Probably Tired of His Own Singing…”

Eyes That See In The Dark (1983) You’re not meant to be aloneI’ll share your dreamI’ll show you love you’ve never knownTwo flames together in the deep of the night I’m up in your loveClose by you when you callI’ll … Continue reading

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The Dawn’s Early Light

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What Would You Do With Only Months to Live?

My Life (1993) I’d avoided this film until last night. I know why, of course, but I suppose I just wasn’t ready for it. Turns out that I couldn’t sleep for half the night after seeing it. (From IMDb:) Life … Continue reading

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To want to experience someone else While not clear to indulge freely with them Is like having an ache which doesn’t hurt But throbs and causes discomfort inside. Do I seem different to you when we’re alone? Do I seem … Continue reading

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Today is a Brand New Day

As Seen on Facebook Today It seems that the heralded New Day has finally arrived. We’ve been waiting for it since December 21, 2012. The lead-up has been excruciating to watch. Civil unrest seemingly everywhere (Hong Kong, in particular, has … Continue reading

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Benjamin Creme: Overshadowed…

By The Maitreya Christ I’m sorry to see that this enlightened individual has left the world stage. I went to see one of his appearances in Vancouver in 1980. Unfortunately, the Maitreya did not speak through him that night. Like … Continue reading

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