Monthly Archives: October 2013

An insecure person conscripts you into one’s 1) ego defense (fear) and 2) smallness (blowhard self inflation)

* http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+insecure+person&qpvt=images+insecure+person&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=7E46D5DD1353D929A8F1451AC1BEFE69FF619EA5&selectedIndex=29 * * http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/steven-kalas/seeking-security-attachment-not-accusation * They arrive at my office in conflict. He has taken serious umbrage. She is terrified of his umbrage. Wounded and made sick by it. “I am sick of not being trusted,” he says. He … Continue reading

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Reprise — 1 yr. anniversary of movie “Great Expectations” — tribute to immortal Charles Dickens & Infinity’s character Pip

  * * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+great+expectations+2012&qpvt=images+great+expectations+2012&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=B086F518CBC7141CDE5F695921C6CE0F65F51C33&selectedIndex=22 * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+great+expectations+2012&qpvt=images+great+expectations+2012&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=FB208627ECBDD9F7FED1FD3E070B4DF9F1F07D65&selectedIndex=0 * http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lsYLu6gm88 * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Expectations_(2012_film) * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Expectations * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dickens *

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11 Lessons That ‘Jane Eyre’ Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well — Zoe Triska

  * * * http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/16/jane-eyre-lessons-_n_4101000.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular * Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre” was published on this day in 1847. While I’m a very big fan of most Victorian literature, “Jane Eyre” made an impression on me that other novels formerly hadn’t. “Jane … Continue reading

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What You Don’t Yet Know about Death — Susan K. Perry

  * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+accepting+death&qpvt=images+accepting+death&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=8A6517DD14A53A9BFD0B908EC0C3232C241C2D6C&selectedIndex=3 * * http://www.patheos.com/blogs/creativeatheist/2013/10/what-you-dont-yet-know-about-death/ * well-written books can be an almost pleasurable way to accustomize yourself to the idea of mortality. A form of desensitization therapy, if you will. In my own Kylie’s Heel, I forced the protagonist … Continue reading

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Grief is part of the essential fabric of humanity — Steven Kalas

  * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+grief&qpvt=images+grief&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=DF4D73E6EA6D5969EE4D69FC46723B4803133716&selectedIndex=3 * * http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/steven-kalas/grief-part-essential-fabric-humanity * Recently, you recommended finding a good grief counselor to one of your readers. How do we find someone like you and not someone like I saw? Two weeks after my husband’s death, I … Continue reading

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Kairos is different from Chronos (chronology). It’s the ancient Greek word for the right or opportune moment. A supreme moment. It’s a place beyond time. — Steven Kalas

  * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+kairos+time&qpvt=images+kairos+time&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=9916A9DA6D52DF8EE9B252ADF77E4A67B3A41C79&selectedIndex=1 * * http://www.reviewjournal.com/columns-blogs/life/what-time-it-kairos-its-now-oclock * In kairos, time becomes irrelevant. Religious people are talking kairos when they speak of eternity. Or heaven. Eternity doesn’t mean “a long time.” It doesn’t mean “forever,” as in, all the time (chronos) … Continue reading

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Pros and cons of legalizing marijuana

  * http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=images+marijuana+use&qpvt=images+marijuana+use&FORM=IGRE#view=detail&id=EEE6DE9292EBB411D97D46A82B0DD4BBAD416A48&selectedIndex=109 * * http://www.buzzle.com/articles/pros-and-cons-of-legalizing-marijuana.html * Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana The debate regarding whether or not marijuana should be legalized has gone up a notch with Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational use of the drug. We look … Continue reading

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