Tag Archives: 1989-2006 Series

Even If They Love You They’ll Hurt You

I was watching a documentary about a circus which had been in one family for three generations.  The circus had the usual entertainments of trapeze, clowns, jugglers, lions and tigers.  Part of the tiger show has to do with the … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning

When economic times become tough people take jobs, any job, just to be able to pay the bills.  After awhile though they yearn for what many call “meaningful” employment.  What do we mean by the term “meaningful”?  By this term … Continue reading

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Breaking Down

Aren’t there moments when we all wish that we were more rooted and when we weren’t made so confused by life’s tasks?  In today’s world with its confusing array of options many feel a lack of certainty and sense of … Continue reading

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Where Happiness Resides

The pursuit of happiness is equally fascinating and frustrating!  I can remember a number of different fads from when I was growing up: Duncan yoyo’s, hula hoops, sharkskin pants, boatneck sweaters… all things that everyone just had to have when … Continue reading

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Tunnel Thinking Creates Tunnel Vision

Have you ever been driving along completely locked into a train of thought and suddenly realized that you’re not sure where you are?  Did I pass my exit?  How come I didn’t notice?  This is a phenomenon that I have … Continue reading

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Words Fail Me!

In the film “Native of Owhyhee” on ‘Ōlelo Community Television an individual made the following comment: “For the Hawaiian, Ancestral spirits are not spirits that once existed in the past and are gone.  They are present now!”  To me that … Continue reading

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