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Dr. Rick

Consider This With Dr. Rick: February 27, 2020

As another Black History month winds down, I am pondering the notion of being “in touch” and “out of touch.” It’s so easy to look without seeing, listen without hearing, eat without tasting, miss the fragrance of the moist earth after a rain ...

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Let’s pause to ponder a lost humanitarian skill: The art of disagreeing. The root of hostile disagreement is fear…the fear of something (or someone) perceived as “different.” And thus far, we are unable, or unwilling, to wrap our mind around it ... Read more

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We humans love for lots of reasons, and in lots of ways. We throw the word “love” around pretty casually. I love dogs. I love pizza. At its deepest, though, love between humans embraces all of who we are—mind, body and spirit. It can be ... Read more

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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh has been teaching mindfulness practice for over 70 years, and has written over 80 books on relationships, love, meditation, peace, prayer and much more. In speaking about love and relationships, he teaches that the ... Read more

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Kobe Bryant is regarded as one of the greatest NBA players in history, as well as one of the most influential. And while off the court he had his share of controversy, we cannot deny that his drive for success and desire to be his best self has ... Read more

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I could feel little paws gently tapping my arm—a furry alarm-clock gently nudging me to get up. Okay, okay. I had a busy day ahead and needed to get moving. I was padding out of the bedroom when I looked back and saw her big brown eyes looking at ... Read more

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So, how are the New Year’s intentions coming along? Still a healthy work in progress, or yikes!—tossed by the side of the road? In thinking about my own intentions for this year, I found myself pondering the importance of quiet time. Creating ... Read more

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