Tag Archives: Mauna Kea

ʻAina, the Temple

A Maori warrior, instructing a young boy on how to fight an enemy, said: “First, make them angry; this causes them to lose focus.”  We nod our heads in agreement with the wisdom of this advice, knowing it to be … Continue reading

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Belonging

In counseling situations it is not unusual for me to hear the other person express they are concerned by the fact that they have doubts.  While we all have doubts on a daily basis (“Will I make it to the … Continue reading

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More Than Just A Telescope

In the film “The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne” we meet 80-year old Doris who is awaiting trial for stealing jewelry from a store.  We might be tempted to think that, at 80, it must have been hunger which … Continue reading

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The Virus That Eats Its Host

In Ovid’s work “Metamorphoses” we meet the character Narcissus who has never seen his reflection in a mirror.  For us today, surrounded as we are by conveniences (mirrors being one of them) it seems inconceivable that he would have never … Continue reading

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