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The American Dream

The American dream of wealth and fame is a concocted fantasy not available to the silent majority of 300 million people.  Rather, it is the fulfilled dream of 1% of Americans who possess more wealth than the combined bottom 90%. Read more »

What's Missing in Solution Based Healthcare

Psychotherapy and psychoanalysis have been created to be solution-based methods, essentially to solve problems.  As such they offer some benefits and value as temporary measures to right our “ship of life.” Read more »

The Sixth Relationship: Spiritual Friendship

There are five essential relationships ordinarily found in social life:

1) parent ↔ child

2) friend ↔ friend

3) lover ↔ lover

4) teacher ↔ student

5 pastor ↔ congregant Read more »

The Magi

The gratuitousness of the three Magi, who sought out the Master of Christianity, is overlooked and hardly mentioned.

This gratuitousness was evident in their humility and gratitude in bearing and delivering three gifts. These gifts were the essential ingredients necessary for Jesus’ journey to fulfilling his purpose as the instrument for delivering a message of love and freedom.

Each of the gifts had a special meaning necessary to promote the person he became.  They are: Read more »

Dreams as Instructions for Healing

 

A student wrote in who had recently had surgery to remove a tumor and is currently receiving chemo. A devout Christian, she shared that she uses the rosary in meditation and prayer for herself and others, often ending with a visualization or mental imagery that I had given her.  Read more »

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