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Remembering Brad Steiger

Recent news that Brad Steiger died earlier this year after a long illness has left me with a deep sadness.  His books framed the beginning of my spiritual odyssey. They were the first books that I encountered to discuss the

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The end of spiritual questions

During the weekend, I briefly attended another fair for those inclined to pursue spiritual knowledge via psychic readings, intuitive counseling, etc. The presumption is that attendees have unanswered spiritual questions that need answering via some metaphysical technique or another. I

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The Ebbing Of Life’s Tide

While recently at an intuitive arts/health fair I briefly encountered one of those booths that sells new-age books that celebrate endless youth, living forever, and so on. I took it as an insult, however unintentional it might have been. The

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Help wanted..not really.

This is a column that I have wanted to write for  a very long time. As a self-employed IT consultant I have attempted every now and then to apply for full-time gigs in the Omaha IT job market. After raising

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Spiritual Memoir: Star Wars

Forty years ago, the first “Star Wars” film arrived on movie screens around the world. The movie changed my life! The first Star Wars film “A New Hope” in part told the story of the first great adventure of Luke

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Monetizing the Zoo

I’ve been a supporter and avid visitor of the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium for years, but a visit this last weekend started to change my opinion about this place that so many years warranted “Best In the World”

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Spiritual Memoir: The Beginning

I was born Christopher S. Cooke in June 1966 in Omaha, Nebraska. Since earliest memory, I have had the experience of the Presence of God in my life. The challenge of my early years was to find if the direct

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