Tag Archives: pain

Gone. Now What?

At the beginning of a documentary the off-screen Director asks the on-screen woman to describe, in one word, her feelings about her missing adult son; the word the woman utters becomes the name of the documentary: “Gone”.  Her adult son, … Continue reading

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Suffering As An Option

One episode of Hoarders is about a woman caught between a rock and a hard place: She knows that she is a hoarder; the evidence is piled up all around her. Knowing that she has this problem makes her feel … Continue reading

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A Heart So Wounded

We’ve all had the experience of suddenly letting loose on someone, leaving them and us wondering, “Where the hell did that come from?!”  The heart can be a many-roomed mystery mansion where unresolved issues reside like squatters!  By way of … Continue reading

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Inconvenience Yourself

Someone we love dies.  Someone betrays our trust.  Someone puts us down in front of others.  Aside from physical accidents pain often comes into our lives through relationships with others.  When it arrives we can seem unable to find ourselves … Continue reading

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