Monthly Archives: June 2011

Psychology and religion part 2

I know I said that yesterday was my last post before I go. Well, I have a few more hours and I want to follow up my post of June 5 called Psychology and Religion with a discussion of Dr. … Continue reading

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Goings and comings

It’s the moment of truth. In this last message before I go I am left wondering: Will my readers wait for me and be here when I return? It’s a strange world this, the internet. I don’t know who’s there. … Continue reading

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Shared meaning-discovery

In two more days I’m flying. I’m off to the international logotherapy conference in Dallas and on from there to visit my mother in Chicago. Airports make me a bit nervous because I’m afraid of getting lost. Mostly they give … Continue reading

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It’s good to learn

As soon as the words left my mouth I realized my mistake. In conversation with someone today I said “It’s all for the best. Everything is always for the best.” She didn’t like that one bit. “I don’t believe that” … Continue reading

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Response-ability

It’s significant that Frankl calls responsibility “response-ability.” If we never read Frankl’s writings we would simply say that responsibility is an obligation that stands and confronts you. If you fail to fulfill your obligation you’ll suffer the consequence. You’ll be … Continue reading

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Becoming one body

In this week’s Torah portion we learn that spies were sent to check out how they would conquer the land of Israel. The commentary Shem MiShmuel points out an interesting linguistic connection between the word avar and the word arev. … Continue reading

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Media and logotherapy

I have been thinking lately about logotherapy and the media. What are the messages I’d like to see disseminated and how can the tool of media be used to further this goal? One major message and key therapeutic edge of … Continue reading

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Are there no conditions to meaning?

I looked back over the list of my experience of meaning and saw something that could make a person wonder: If meaning has no conditions attached to it how can “fulfilling my obligations” be part of the experience of meaning? … Continue reading

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Why the world needs logotherapy

If I was conscious, every minute of every day, that every moment of my life has unconditional meaning… I would have the same zest for life as my two year old grandson, running with abandon towards the music eager to … Continue reading

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Reaching out to Heaven

Today instead of writing I want to call your attention to a wonderful website of one of our graduates called Reaching out to Heaven. Enjoy! By the way, you will notice on the sidebar two other websites/blogs of our logotherapy … Continue reading

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