Tag Archives: dreams

fable of the man who rooted for the escaped prisoner

Why did he root for the convict? After all, the man had earned that long jail term.  His mind was a cloud filled with lightning. And yet, as the watcher sat in his dark living room, with his open innocent … Continue reading

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Same Ol’ Ever-Changing Circle

I’m going in circles. …according to my dreams. In my dreams, I often circle through an area and arrive back at the place where I began. But usually, I don’t stop there—I keep on circling. So what do these dreams … Continue reading

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a degree of heroism

  If we consider all human beings to be heroes or heroines, as I suggested last week… …perhaps that cheapens the idea of heroism… …until it becomes completely meaningless. On the other hand… …if I see myself as a hero … Continue reading

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siding with my angels

  “If my devils are to leave me, I am afraid my angels will take flight as well.” With those words, the great poet Rainer Maria Rilke rejected psychoanalysis. The words of his refusal certainly have a long echo.  I … Continue reading

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