Monthly Archives: December 2011

One Simple Trick

There’s a scene in Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance where the main character has an argument with his friends about how fast they’re riding. They came to an agreement that his friends would go on ahead and wait … Continue reading

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Free at Last

The post immediately before this one was actually written a few weeks ago. It didn’t get published for some reason. I said in it that I hoped I’d get more comments than spam. Alas, I’ve gotten more spam but for … Continue reading

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To Write or Not to Write

I’m taking a blogging break for a few weeks or maybe more. Different blogs have different types of writing, not only because of the writing style but because of the intention, and it shows. I suppose blogs can be divided … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Pulled My Ponytail

When I was about seven years old the boy in the desk behind me at school used to pull my ponytail. I didn’t like it. But other than jerking my head away I didn’t do anything. What do I think … Continue reading

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The Tasks of Dis-Ease

As Frankl said there is great therapeutic value in seeing life as a task. The tasks of dis-ease can be broken into four main categories: processing, rediscovery, consciousness and being-in-relationship. Processing Processing meaning taking all the shells and pits of … Continue reading

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The Fault Line

Another way of putting what I wrote yesterday is this: In life we live on the fault line between the innate feeling inside of how we enjoy giving and what the world is offering us. It is said that blocks … Continue reading

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Balancing Loving and Being Loved

Did you ever notice that when you tell someone who’s feeling down and out to go to a movie or do something he likes it doesn’t always work? Sometimes the reason can be that he’s not happy with his job … Continue reading

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