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Getting Used To Lying

While watching a show about anorexia, bulimia and overeating the observation was made while these might seem all about food in actuality food is just the way the individual’s inner issue manifests itself.  For example an anorexic stated, “I’m not … Continue reading

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Sins Forgiven. How Will You Behave Now?

One of my most memorable visits in Hawaiʻi was to Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau, the City of Refuge on the Big Island.  The online site says the following: “In old Hawaiʻi, if you had broken a law, the penalty was death… Your … Continue reading

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Self-restraint and R-E-S-P-E-C-T !

Recently on ‘Ōlelo I watched a program about the Tongan Kava ceremony and I was struck by how liturgical the ceremony was with its prescribed ways of performing the actions of the ceremony.  The participants are expected to perform the actions … Continue reading

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Respecting Our Elders

Orthodox Christianity makes great use of the reverence of icons. An icon is a painted image which portrays a Saint, Jesus Christ, the Theotokos (the Mother of God) or can even express a theological or dogmatic truth. The belief is … Continue reading

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