Exiling the sum of all parts

"Think of times in your life when you felt humiliated, grief stricken, terrified, or abandoned. What have you tried to do with the memories, sensations, and emotions from those events? If you are like most people, you have tried to forget about them-to bury them deep in your mind. Think also about what the people …

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BEDTIME STORIES

I think the most compelling scenes of any movie create a longing for redemption.  Someone has to gain insight that they captured through the witness of belief in another.  I like to wonder about the directors and the cast of each movie, often watching the out-takes or extra footage.  It has become a game between …

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How does my pain lie to me?

John Evans taught people with illnesses to stop asking, “Why did this happen to me?” and just describe what is happening.  He teaches them to replace the question “why do I have this illness?” with the statement “I have this illness.”  He says, “Once clients can throw away the ‘why me?’ question they are on …

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The Holiday

It's a known fact that I am very excitable over the Holidays. I know I'm not alone in this because many of my friends with kindred spirits share the same enthusiasm. It is also well known that I critique every movie from a spiritual perspective in hopes to speak educationally about why we are moved …

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