Most of my life I was indifferent to politics. I considered politicians to be people who said what they needed to say to be elected, and then played word games to explain away their failure to keep election promises.
By the time we hit age 25, we have accumulated a lot of… well, “stuff”… in our psyches. Some of it is good, like encouragement and love. Other things are rather stinky… such as hurts, lies, and abuse. But every gardener knows that when starting a garden, a good compost is of real value. Arguably, … More Composting the psyche… layer upon precious layer
During a psychotic episode – or, in this case, a semi-episode, it is as though a great window opens up and the heavens pour through – with all the light and wind and song and thunder of a wondrous choir of angels. There is so much information – more than the mind can possibly process … More Least burdensome… most generous
Recently I asked two friends, “If I was an animal, which animal do you think it would be? What animal do I remind you of?” The first said, “A lion.” The second, who knows me better, said, “A lioness.” This is far from how I think of myself, but it is exactly how I think … More Lion, lioness… kitten
It’s Saturday, and we’re more or less snowed in… what better time to make a blog post?!? Let’s continue repeating my initial Facebook posts, and I’ll add a bit…
WARNING: POTENTIAL TRIGGERS …… LONG POST ALERT! I have been watching some TV series’ lately, which is a real joy since for a few years I couldn’t for a few years due to the many triggers in modern television shows. For those who don’t know, a “trigger” is an event or stimulus that is real … More Straining at a gnat and swallowing a… fly?