Sunday Thought …

I realize there is not alliteration going on with this post, but I have been thinking about something I have advised others NOT to do and yet I have found myself doing - that is, "snooping" on Facebook (not really "snooping" as much as just LOOKING) and inadvertently comparing myself and my life with others … Continue reading Sunday Thought …

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“Tautology” Tuesday – “Know Thyself …”

Those of us with chronic illness often tend to be incredibly introspective - I think this is in and of itself a sort of "tautology" insofar as when we are very ill, we cannot really "do" much but think. I know this is particularly true when I am experiencing a severe flare - I cannot … Continue reading “Tautology” Tuesday – “Know Thyself …”

Thursday Thought

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

Tuesday TRUTH

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

My SOUL Sunday – Nightmares Revisited

Sticking with the alliteration ...Today I realized something very important. I have been having similar dreams as I was having when I discussed them in my post about nightmares and why I thought the people I didn't really care about were the ones "starring" in most of my bad dreams. I have to say, I … Continue reading My SOUL Sunday – Nightmares Revisited

Mindfulness Monday

Today I am just writing a short little "blip" about chains of "coincidences;" things to which we often ascribe some kind of "intent" or "meaning" when they occur. When I say this I mean something like if you were to find a $5 bill lying in the middle of "Main Street" and you took that … Continue reading Mindfulness Monday

One Minor Clarification

I have realized there might be a discrepancy between how I REALLY feel about certain topics, beliefs, "institutions," &c. and between how I have conveyed said "issues" here. I mentioned in an earlier post that I want to start "clarifying" these matters one at a time because, given the very idea behind this "blog," I … Continue reading One Minor Clarification