Tag Archives: uniqueness

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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Ten Tools of Socratic Dialogue

1) Be there in a face-to-face spiritual encounter 2) Recognize the uniqueness, unique life situation & unique call made on this singular individual’s life. 3) Examine reflectively what is being said to bring to person’s awareness. – Hold up the … 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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Turning weaknesses into strengths

What has been so exciting about the supervision of our students is first of all seeing them emerge. The principles of logotherapy have become integrated for them so that it flows naturally into their work with clients and also into … Continue reading

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Needs and Doings

If I truly believe in God’s goodness, it will be perfectly clear to me that God does not shortchange anyone and I will know with certainty that with the powers that God gave me I can fully emerge as myself. … Continue reading

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Humans hear; animals fear

Frankl says, ‚ÄúConscience could be defined as the intuitive capacity of man to find out the meaning of a situation (Will to Meaning, p. 63). Meaning is the opportunity/challenge/demand/invitation/requirement/call/question life asks (pick the word you prefer) for a unique individual … Continue reading

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Spiritual foundations of logotherapy: The skill of seeing potential

“If we take people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat them as if they were what they ought to be, we help them to become what they are capable of becoming.” This statement by Frankl brings … Continue reading

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