Tiger Woods today finally spoke after weeks of speculation, here-say and rumor. Most of what we already know was confirmed and his public confession, regardless of what we might think, is a part of his healing process. However, he still doesn't get it. In his statement he says, "I actively practiced my faith from childhood until I drifted away from it in recent years. Buddhism teaches that a craving for things outside ourselves causes an unhappy and pointless search for security. It teaches me to stop following every impulse and to learn restraint. Obviously, I lost track of what I was taught." Whatever therapy that he is getting, and I am glad that he is seeking help, it obviously doesn't care what ones "higher power" is. When someone drifts away from their core beliefs and their "spiritual" center - disaster is inevitable. But has Tiger ever stopped to think that his beliefs and spirituality are the very things that led him astray. T
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According to Punxsutawney Phil there will be 6 more weeks of winter. As a resident in Florida which qualifies me as an expert in voting, I would like a recount. Maybe we can appropriate some stimulus dollars over to Punxsutawney Phil and relocate him to climate that is sunnier. After all, Punxsutawney PA. is roughly 20% below the national average in sunshine during this time of the year. Surely there someone who has some influence with this rodent and can let him know that for those who are suffering from the psychological disorder called SAD, that is Seasonal Affective Disorder (No I am not making this one up) that a more positive, politically correct announcement may be in order. Instead of saying, 6 MORE WEEKS OF WINTER! Say, BETWEEN NOW AND MARCH 23RD, YOU MAY DESIRE TO VISIT A WARMER CLIMATE! Whatever course of action is taken, I completely reject the prognostication of an animal who lives in a hole in the ground. Just because he wants to hibernate for 6 weeks doesn'