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Preoccupations

A healthy spirituality expands instead of contracts our worldview. I wrote this short story a number of years ago about an early experience I had with Christian fundamentalism. Full of a thousand preoccupations as they are, they pray only a

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The Immense Power of the Automatic Self

“Dogma is what you believe, whether you believe it or not.” (Dallas Willard) A Life of One’s Own: Part Six I’ve been writing a series of essays based on Marion Milner’s book A Life of One’s Own1. Milner was British

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Life by Experiment

A Life of One’s Own: Part 4For what is really easy, as I found, is to blind one’s eyes to what one really likes, to drift into accepting one’s wants ready-made from other people, and to evade the continual day

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Something’s the Matter

A Life of One’s Own: Part 3In my two previous posts, I’ve noted one of the most influential books in my life is Marion Milner’s A Life of One’s Own1. Milner was a British Psychoanalyst. She lived from February 1, 1900 to

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Swimming Sideways

A Life of One’s Own: Part II In my previous post, I mentioned one of the most influential books in my life is Marion Milner’s A Life of One’s Own1. Milner was a British Psychoanalyst. She lived from February 1, 1900

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