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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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Do I Really Have an Opinion?

I speak because I canTo anyone I trust enough to listen,You speak because you canTo anyone who’ll hear what you say. Laura Marling(1) Three years ago my daughter, grandson, and I were sitting in a coffee shop in Bergen, Norway.

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Spiritual Guides and Independent Thinking

If I’d lived my life by what others were thinkin’, the heart inside me would’ve died.But I was just too stubborn to ever be governed by enforced insanity,Someone had to reach for the risin’ starI guess it was up to

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A Final Tour of the Interior Castle

I have completed blogging through the Interior Castle. I still plan to revise and organize this site along with occasionally adding new material. Attached is a summary of the book with links to key subjects and sections.  Teresa of Avila: A

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A Tour of the Interior Castle*

A Tour of the Interior Castle Teresa of Avila: A Summary of the Interior Castle Even those devoting much of their life to studying spiritual literature find the Interior Castle a complex book. Richard Foster, author of the classic spiritual formation book Celebration of

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