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Steve Schuler

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Serendipity

I often revisit the following Sufi tale to refresh or reboot my mind, especially when I’m feeling stuck and out of sorts. Recently I made an acquaintance with a lovely young woman that I immediately seemed to have a kinship. Her name is Sheree and…
Steve Schuler
April 27, 2014
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Rock, Paper, Innocence

The following is a thumbnail sketch, or synopsis, of a true-life story about... Two kids searching for love while growing up in dysfunctional families. They meet by chance in a brief encounter on the steps at their school. The protagonist brushed her off and then…
Steve Schuler
February 21, 2014
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Ties to the Past

I lost the love of my life to kidney cancer on September 27, 2013. The next several days were sleepless, sprinkled with catnaps born from pure exhaustion. I roamed through our house. Sometimes staring at family pictures, going through closets and drawers, or looking at jewelry I…
Steve Schuler
February 3, 2014
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Not Alone

Late November, 2012, my wife, Linda, was diagnosed with kidney cancer. It was late stage and had metastasized to her lungs. One night, shortly after her diagnosis, I woke up from a bad dream—no, it was a nightmare. We were flying in a small airplane,…
Steve Schuler
January 19, 2014
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Rock, Paper, Scissors

Prologue—Rock, Paper, Scissors  "Hunger pains knotted his stomach and his expressionless eyes stared nowhere. The boy’s dog cowered beneath the bed." Defining moments in my life He was standing in a victory pose on top of a small dirt pile when hunger pains twinged his…
Steve Schuler
January 13, 2014