Tag Archives: self-awareness

But I Didn’t Mean it!

Well, the big news is that Savannah finally walked out of Hannah’s life.  While none of us were present for that final moment before the door slammed shut behind Savannah, in our minds we could all hear Hannah’s characteristic wail: … Continue reading

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Roots

In this age of omni-present technology, how can we still delude ourselves into thinking that no one will see what we want to get away with?  It seems the bigger the gigantic Box store the more some are tempted to … Continue reading

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The Picture You Hold Of Yourself

On September 28, 1983 a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was discovered!  The publishing house of Farrar, Straus and Giroux asked Maurice Sendak to illustrate this tale which would ultimately be published under the title, ”Dear Mili.”  It was … Continue reading

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We Have To Work At It!

The woman who keeps 300 cats confined in her house.  The guy who keeps smoking meth despite the three major strokes it has inflicted on him.  The woman who buys another ceramic bunny despite the 10,000 already pushing against the … Continue reading

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Ruining Our Inner Life

Sometimes things said by others can crush us such as “Were you born that ugly or have you worked at it?”… “Thank God I’m not you!”… “Did your parents have any children who lived?”  Such words wound the spirit.  But … Continue reading

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My Deepest Secret Fears

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.”  For some reason this quote of Helen Keller’s recently brought back to me memories of a blind childhood friend named Tommy.  He lived down the block from me and … Continue reading

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