Posts from March 2014

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IS SELF-HELP A DISEASE?

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Self-help is big money.  Just check out the self-help section of Amazon.com or any general bookstore.  In fact there can be a lot of wisdom in at least some of those books.  I’ve read a few myself.  The books themselves are not really the object of my comments.  It is the idea of self-help.  I guess […]

EITHER AND

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From the time we are little we want things to be fair.  And from that time on we learn that many things are not fair.  By “fair” we usually mean something like “Good gets rewarded and bad gets punished” and “Everyone gets an equal turn at whatever goodie is out there.”  Yes, our sense of […]

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT FAITH AND FEAR

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When our daughter was little, we were attending a family conference that had wonderful programs for the tykes among us along with their adult offerings.  At something like 3 years old, our daughter understandably had some “separation anxiety” issues with this arrangement.  In spite of all the promises we made that she would enjoy the […]