Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

I was living in Los Angeles when the news broke on the television that the police officers who had beaten Rodney King were acquitted. I remember that it didn’t take very long for violence to erupt. I watched with total abject horror as Reginald Denny, a white man in the wrong intersection at the wrong… Read On

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Don’t Apologize

When I was a teenager I was over at my friend Adrienne’s house one day. She was babysitting her two little cousins who were probably 8 and 10 years old. I remember at some point the kids started fighting and arguing and one of them hit the other. Adrienne told the offending child to apologize… Read On

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Crabface

Everyone in the neighborhood had a different name for him. I’m sure some of the elderly people on the block knew his real name, but I only knew him as Crabface. I’d dubbed him this horrible name because the day I and my college roommate, Todd, moved into the house across the street from him,… Read On

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What’s Under the Hood?

I took my car in for service the other day. It was supposed to take about 20 minutes, but the universe had other plans for me. For you see, it wanted to show me something, and I was a helpless captive to the desires of the universe. First I sat in the waiting room like… Read On

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Battling the Desire to Suicide

In my work as an intuitive counselor I read for many people who are suicidal or simply want to be dead. When I tune in to their energy I see little pinpricks of light in their chakras. The light is dying, going out. Their will to live is fading. I’ve had some clients say to… Read On

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