Here is yet ANOTHER TRULY succinct post! I'm on a roll! *CHEERS!*I think those of us who are "givers" in life - those of us who tend to "give give give" in relationships of any kind - are either the children of abusive parents or narcissistic parents or had some other experience in our early … Continue reading Thursday Thought
So for RIL this time, this will be short! I just had a thought. "New Age" practitioners and "spiritualists" from all over the "spectrum" (whatever spectrum that is, I'm not quite sure ...) draw attention to the duality of the "self" - the fact that there is the conscious self and then there is the … Continue reading Tuesday TRUTH
Today I went back to visit a friend in Nazareth; I had promised her I would go to church with her so after visiting for a few minutes, we walked up the block to "church." *Funny side note: in Nazareth, there are two "St. John's" churches located literally across the street from one another. "Locals" … Continue reading The “Action” of “Acceptance” and the “Action” Inherent in “Faith;” Why God “Doesn’t Give Us More Than We Can Handle” is a Fallacy
I have had a very difficult week (for many reasons - I don't really want to discuss any of them here or now, but I'm sure I will come up with posts with topics that "spin off" the issues with which I have been dealing), so I thought I would write very briefly about why … Continue reading What’s the Point?
Why do I believe "core beliefs" are so important, especially when it comes to the compatibility between two people? There are a number of reasons but, in my opinion, one of the most important is that I believe our "core beliefs," when "properly" examined, i.e., examined and determined to be ones' own beliefs or conditioned … Continue reading Core Beliefs.
I had an interesting thought this morning - what is the correlation between the age at which one tends to "stagnate" (i.e., stop developing psychologically and developmentally as a result of trauma or marriage or having a child or chronic illness or one of the many reasons for such a thing to occur - in … Continue reading Age and Sex …