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Lost in Barcelona

Image courtesy of Rosanna Piano When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I got off … Continue reading

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Happiness is Nowhere

Happiness is nowhere. Happiness is now  here. What’s the difference?  Only air which sometimes fills the space for years   We hope that happiness will come although its presence may be fleeting They say it lingers long for some but others … Continue reading

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Awake in the Dark

I was proud. (Yeah, I know, “was?”) So every time my Christian friend Mark brought up the J-word, I’d fire off a series of “well-how-do-you-explain-this?” questions, and he’d quickly change the subject. But what Mark didn’t realize was that I … Continue reading

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