This month I have chosen to share an excerpt from Friedman’s Fables. His thought provoking and symbolic stories, found in the book Friedman’s Fables, encompass the many complexities and dilemmas of human relationship. The fables, ambiguous in nature, are designed … Continue reading The Bridge: Friedman’s Fables
I am thinking this evening, as I do many evenings and know many of you do, of the state of our country and larger world. After listening to President Biden’s address to Congress and the nation (April 28th, 2021) I … Continue reading The Intergenerational Transmission of belief and its role in Systemic Racism.
Human relationship is one of the most, if not the most important areas of our lives. It is through relationship, in our earliest and formative years, that we learn about ourselves and others. The foundation of our own capacity and … Continue reading “Wounds of Mattering”, Missed Connections Found in Our Internal Dialogue.
It’s not always audible, but some believe it is always there. A shaded and hidden aspect of the self. The undesirable, rejected, part of human nature that (in one form) makes itself known through projection onto others. The understanding of … Continue reading Shadow’s Voice: Red Man, Blue Man.
It is painful to be seen. This very truth places its foot right in front of healing. For most of us when we think of exposing our truths (the very things most of us have spent a life time running … Continue reading Courage: Perspective on Shame
It is not essential that you do not make mistakes. It is essential that you do. Learn from them, grow from them, do not repeat them, repair with others if they will allow this, forgive them if they cannot, and … Continue reading Every new day brings opportunity!