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The Great Reversal

If we distill the original Christian “gospel” to it’s essence, it’s this: Jesus is Lord, not Caesar. Of course, “Caesar” becomes a “fill in the blank”: “Jesus is Lord, not __________.” The core behavior of the Christian faith is to love one another. The

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In the Bleak Midwinter – Christmas 2020

Photo: by Janet Small – Nativity Arrangement by Our Grandchildren Yet it was you who took me from the womb; you kept me safe on my mother’s breast. On you I was cast from my birth, and since my mother

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Keeping a Journal or Diary

A Life of One’s Own: Part FiveI’ve been writing a series of essays based on Marion Milner’s book A Life of One’s Own1. Milner was a British Psychoanalyst. She lived from February 1, 1900 to May 29, 1998. When Milner was

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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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