Creating A New Personal Paradigm.

I am in the process of reading 'Ishmael', by Daniel Quinn. So far, the book is an engaging, thought-provoking read. Like Byron Katie's 'The Work', it invites one to break down the fundamental pieces of the world vision we have bought into, and question the veracity of these parts.  These examined parts can then be reassembled … Continue reading Creating A New Personal Paradigm.

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Great Expectations

Ever been so engrossed in a movie that you were reluctant for it to end?  When you walk out of the theater, rubbing your eyes to adjust to the bright sunlight, you forget to clear the inner filters that have now invisibly been added in or modified.  Unless you have trained yourself to be vigilant … Continue reading Great Expectations

What do you need to unlearn today?

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh. Have you ever heard such a voice in your head? You may remember your kindergarten teacher holding your painting, sadly shaking her head and saying ‘You cannot paint’, while the … Continue reading What do you need to unlearn today?

Really Short Stories: Answered Prayers

“I always knew it.  This has confirmed what I have felt all along.  My son is special.  He is here for a reason.  God will not let him leave his work incomplete.”  The elegantly dressed lady epitomized poise and courage. I listened in silence.  There is little one can say in such a situation.  Her … Continue reading Really Short Stories: Answered Prayers