Archives for March, 2011

Emotions and Feelings

The Need for Emotional Processing

One of my biggest Aha! moments in life so far, was when I learned about the need for emotional processing.

I used to believe that my feelings were directly linked to The Truth, both internal and external. That my emotions were like a litmus test on Reality. That all I needed to do was tune in to my feelings, and the Answers would emerge.

Well, no, that's not how it actually works:
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General

The Meaning of Life

A quiet, cool, sunny morning here...loved ones still asleep, coffee and fruit and blueberry pie for breakfast...I share with you my "deep" Sunday morning thoughts:

Matt (my son) was a history/philosophy major, and so when the two of us sit around chatting the subject matter frequently spins off and lands on one of those classic topics. Fate vs. free will. Objective vs. subjective reality. That sort of thing.
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A Writer’s Mindset

I've been quiet here the past two weeks, because I've taken on a part-time job in addition to my usual tutoring.

So, I'm a lot busier, yes.

But what's getting in the way of my blogging isn't so much the scarcity of time. It's the nature of this new job, which is a writing and editing job.
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