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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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Macrobiotic Thanksgiving

I went to a delicious macrobiotic thanksgiving feast yesterday. The table was as tastefully arranged as the food to the palate. There were little decorative ceramic flower place setting with the name of each person carefully inserted in each one. … Continue reading

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Communal Victims

It’s not healthy to suppress emotions and it’s not healthy to recklessly let them loose either. We need to take stock of what is stimulating them and also what is the will to meaning that has been thwarted. What is … Continue reading

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Our logotherapy team

Our logotherapy end-of-course workshop was wonderful. We asked them to consider the following quote and questions on the quote: “Man cannot really exist without a fixed point in the future. Under normal conditions his entire present is shaped around that … Continue reading

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Logotherapy heals communities

When I attended the International Logotherapy Congress in Dallas in 2009 I met a woman by the name of Olive Bugembe. She had studied logotherapy at UNISA (University of South Africa) and she implemented a program for parents on children … Continue reading

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A tapestry

Sometimes a person will say “I may be wrong but…” Expressing an opinion is a frightening thing. We can’t both be right. Therefore either I’m right and that puts me into the threatening position of having to prove myself right … Continue reading

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Belonging and alienation

A friend was once discussing her feelings about the community in which she lives. She said that she doesn’t feel so much like she fits in, but she relates to our small group of women that meets once a week … Continue reading

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