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Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXVI: The God Zone

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXVI: The God Zone

John Michael’s column Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise ponders life and people. In “The God Zone,” he talks about healing through spirituality and enlightenment. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXV: Live and Love Deeply

John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, talks about his friend Jennifer and kinship among homeless people. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXIV: Always Second-Guessing

John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, thinks about second-guessing himself and our need to care for nature. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXIII: Suffer Together and Gladly

John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, sharing about the recent passing of his mother, and communal healing. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXII: The Anointing

John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, ponders recent encounters with women and his place in the community.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LXI: No Matter What

John Michael’s latest Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, shares about attending a rodeo, and thoughts about 9/11 and America. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LX: Contemplating How I Really Want To Live

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, returns to Portland and contemplates how he really wants to live. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LIX: Growing Closer to My Dad

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, talks about how he is growing closer with his dad. 

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LVIII: I Love Myself, Come What May

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, thinking about prejudices and how to overcome them.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise LVII: The Trail Was Quiet

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, reflecting out on the trail, admiring nature, and feeling compassion.

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