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Archive for November, 2008

If There’s No Problem, Why are You Saying So? I’m in a restaurant and ask the wait-person for something. When it’s delivered, I say – thank you. The wait-person’s response – No Problem. I’m in the coffee shop for my morning cup. When it arrives – same routine. Thank You. No Problem. I’m in the […]

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I Doubt It

When in Doubt, Doubt Wholeheartedly I’ve been observing the phenomenon of doubt lately. The recent elections, the economic melt down, the housing market blues, and the increasing unemployment seem to be adding to the global doubt index. I could be that behind every doubt is a cynic. A person who believes that only selfishness motivates […]

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Working with Dreams to Free the Soul Dream Interpretation vs. Dream Work Years ago, when I started this journey of exploration into “what is the nature of me,” I had a period of interest in dreams. Many teachers encourage us to explore our dreams. I had very little interest in dream interpretation, still do – […]

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How Suicide, Death & Grief Revealed Love & Beauty The challenge of writing this seems immense, beyond my ability to put it into a coherent stream of thought. I am motivated/inspired to write and wonder, why? What sparked this impulse? It is autumn. Leaves are turning brilliant. Beauty is everywhere, always. Today, yellow, gold, red […]

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How Neurotic was Sigmund Freud? There’s no doubt that Sigmund Freud has made a huge contribution to the evolution and well being of mankind. Freud’s insight into human nature and his exploration of the human psyche laid the groundwork for most western psychological theory and understanding in the world today. From Object Relations Theory to […]

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Does Size Matter?

Is a Big Penis Really Necessary? Aggression, fast sleek cars, machismo, steely eyes – 007 is back. James Bond – Quantum of Solace – and it has me wondering about penis size, phallic identification, self-esteem and homophobia – given that Prop 8 passed in California. Oh, I left out football or sports in general. What […]

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What’s the root of self-rejection? Some will say lack of self-worth; others projection; others self-hate. Self-rejection is a function of the mind The mind is the gate that opens or closes, thereby allowing or preventing direct experience. Any action of the mind that blocks direct experience is self-rejecting; conversely, any action of the mind that allows […]

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