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Macabre truth-seeking

My leader My leader is Keaukaha pastor Mokihana Poai for her intuitive connection with her mystical Christ, called the “prompt of the spirit” which nudges people from darkness to the light of day, so to speak.   Founding father Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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Peripeteia (confounded reversal of expectation)

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peripeteia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peripeteia Grandma Sophia stops at the front lawn gate  Sophia’s  husband’s acquaintance Elena as Elena comes to Sophia’s & husband Rob’s home.   “Don’t ever step foot at my home!” Sophia tells Elena.   “But I came to give you the … Continue reading

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Unforgiveness (from fear of rejected love) & Overpride (from fear of terminal abandonment)

“Why do you drink a poison brewed from the root of bitterness — in order to foment a curse on your adversary??”  rhetorically asks erudite sage Pastor Wilfredo Agngaray of our Filipino ministry behind our Hilo Shopping Center.      Pastor … Continue reading

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In praise of an American Original Performer, Willy DeVille 1950-2009

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willy_DeVille#In_New_Orleans This year marks the 30th anniversary of  eclectic entertainer Willy De Ville’s embrace of New Orleans, Louisiana, where he says he found his spiritual home. “I was stunned”, he said in a 1993 interview. “I had the feeling that I was … Continue reading

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In memoriam Robert Paul Hickcox 1948-2017, & in praise of Julio Tomas, Sr. born 1932 & Donald W. Amaral

* Bob Hickcox look-alike age 35 circa 1983 * Bob Hickcox is my alltime positive role model and inspiration for his contemplative/reflective   countenance/personality and his overall empathy and love for everyone.  A Navy veteran, Bob worked at JC Penney after … Continue reading

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Music: A bridge from abandonment and brokenness to freedom and wholeness

Yes, do it right, rocker!       In praise of Taz Vegas    — * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TKvYioCo5g * * Thanks, Native FM, among media resources, f0r featuring our local vocalists   http://nativefm.com/page.php?page_id=67 * * And have a good day! * https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIee2iChvaY * * * … Continue reading

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Depressive symptoms: Crisis of meaning and self-absorption

https://curtisnarimatsu.wordpress.com/2015/02/24/modern-societys-devolution-and-self-absorption-we-need-symbols-which-participate-in-the-things-they-represent/ * * * * *   I stand incredulous before the sheer number of people reporting/experiencing symptoms of depression. I say again, I don’t believe our ancestors experienced the same proportion of depressive symptoms. Possible explanations for this phenomenon: … Continue reading

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