Who wants to acknowledge her faults? Not me! "Unfortunately there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. If an inferiority is … Continue reading I really don’t like this truth. . . but I do want the freedom
Lately I've had several dreams of escaping. I'm being chased by people I can't see - but I know they're there. And they're about to catch me. What will happen if they do? If they actually do catch me? I don't know. And I don't want to find out. So I run, I hide, I … Continue reading What you resist . . .
In the South, even grownups often call their fathers "Daddy." My sister and I were no exception. Our father was always Daddy - until the day he died. That was more than 15 years ago, and it seems that every year I discover more lessons that I learned from Daddy. One of the most important … Continue reading Father’s Day Reflections
Have you ever tried to force yourself to relax? Were you struck by the absurdity of that? It makes me think of when I was a kid. We were at the beach, and Mama was trying to get me to float in the ocean. I wasn't very good at floating. It was hard for me … Continue reading Relax, dammit!!
I wrote a post about "re-" words back during my breast cancer treatments. And lately I've been thinking agian about how there are a whole lot of both positive and negative words that start with the prefix "re." So I'm going to try a series of posts dealing with some of those. … Continue reading Review, responsible . . . relax?