The Masks We Wear

Masks We Wear

Moments come along every minute of the day when we get to choose whether or not we will be real or wear a mask. In fact, much of the time we may think we are being real but we’re really play acting. Putting on a mask, pretending to think and…

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On Loneliness

Salvador Dali Figure at the Window

  It is … only in the state of complete abandonment and loneliness that we experience the helpful powers of our own natures. ”   Carl Jung;  Modern Man in Search of a Soul   Much of my life I spent locked in the cage of a deep and pervasive…

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Depression – Fighting the Battle

Cineraria flower

There is no way to measure the pain of depression. There are no blood tests, x-rays, or questionnaires to determine beyond a shadow of a doubt whether or not an individual is suffering from depression. There are educated guesses. There are circumstances suggesting the possibility and likelihood of its presence. How…

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One More Hour of Peace

path in woods

On the mend from dental work performed last week, I’ve been  feeling a bit blue and lethargic. The gloomy weather hasn’t helped a bit! This morning, after three days of antibiotics I felt just enough better to force myself into motion. It’s difficult to know for certain whether it’s better to…

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