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  • How Can We be Sure of What We Know?

    My daughter is studying for her PhD in clinical psychology. As you can imagine, this makes for many interesting conversations! Recently she told me she had learned that we only look for evidence to support what we believe; we..


  • What Are You Reading?

    Hi! How have you been? Have we all been hibernating or just those of us getting buried in snowstorm after snowstorm (me) or those who are trying to channel their writing energy into a book project (me again)…


  • How Does Life Support You?

    As you know, I’ve reduced the number of posts at LFI to concentrate on the writing of my second book. But if you know me at all you probably guessed I’d come out to the porch from time..


  • Merry Christmas

    Hi! Just wanted to brush the snow off the porch and come out to wish you a Merry Christmas! I hope your holiday is filled with peace, joy and much laughter. As a little gift to you..



  • Do You Have All the Answers?

    Do you have all the answers? I wish I did but, well…I don’t. We all have many answers. After all, we’ve spent all of our lives so far collecting them. But I think what we actually have..


  • Where Have All the Porches Gone?

    If you’ve been here at Life, for instance before you know I call this place the “LFI porch”. If you are reading this in an email or somewhere else I invite you to come to the porch:..


  • How Enlightened are You?

    Are you an enlightened human being? Are you able to weather the storms of life without hiding below deck, curled up in a ball on your bunk or clinging in terror to the rail? I want to..