Insights and Inspiration for the Inner Warrior

Why I Don’t Watch Either Fox News or CNN

At the local Planet Fitness where I have a gym membership, a line of eighteen TV monitors awaits me when I arrive for my early morning workouts. It’s hard to keep your eyes off those flashing monitors while working out at that gym because they hang right there at in...

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One Country, Divisible

The thought struck me this morning as I was working out at the gym while scanning another morning of angry headlines on the news. This country is at war. We are at war with China. We are at war with Iran. We are at war with our allies. With our neighbors. With...

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When A Hero Arrives for Pickup

We all know that both good and evil live in the human heart, because we see varying amounts of each in the people and situations we encounter through the course of our lives. What’s fascinating to me about this is how frequently we see both sides of the good-evil coin...

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Watching the Train of Troubles

I sit this morning during my meditation watching the train of troubles pass by. Worries about my kids. My parents. My job. Things I need to do. Bills I need to pay. An endless train of troubles. They’re all so urgent, every one of these passing thought cars. They’re...

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Coming Into the Clear

Dear friends and readers, My apologies for not blogging recently. I took on an expanded role at my company a few months ago and I haven’t had much time for writing or anything else of late. The job’s great, the company fantastic, but it is all incredibly demanding. I...

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A Peaceable Man is a blog about peaceful living, written from a man’s perspective. If you are in despair, grappling with emotions that you don’t understand and that feel too big for you, this site is for you. Perhaps you’ve been battling the beast of anxiety and depression for years. Perhaps you feel that there is no hope for you, that yours is somehow a special case. Other people get better, but you won’t. You are different. Something about your case, your genes, your makeup. It’s your fate.  Learn more…

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About Jim Kerr

People sometimes ask me: what are your credentials for writing a blog about peaceful living? Are you a licensed therapist? A mental health practitioner? A life coach?  More about Jim…