Tag Archives: consciousness

New logotherapy blog

This is a reminder to check out my new logotherapy blog called themeaningseeker.com Instead of announcing that this blog is terminated and sending you to the new blog, I decided to continue this blog as a group blog (with weekly … Continue reading

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The law of divine providence in human relationships

Viktor Frankl wrote that to be human is to be conscious and to be responsible, and to be conscious that we are responsible. There are things we know without being conscious of this knowledge. For example, we might claim to … 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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Faith and Discernment

Simplifications are sometimes handy but at the same time run the risk of being oversimplifications. I say this by way of introduction to a handy definition I’d like to put forth on what religiosity means to me. To be religious … Continue reading

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A New Year

There will be no posts for the next three days. A new year is upon us in the Jewish calendar – Rosh Hashana. In the words of the prayer service it is the day of the birth of creation and … Continue reading

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Is logotherapy short-term therapy?

Short-term therapy is more in fashion these days. Bodies that are paying for therapy don’t want it to drag on. Clients also don’t want it to drag on. Is logotherapy a short-term therapy? If so, what makes it different from … Continue reading

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