Tag Archive | anger

The Wounded Mother and bringing the truth to light: some thoughts for her and for her children

The Wounded Mother and bringing the truth to light: some thoughts for her and for her children


Dearest readers, Today is Mother’s Day in the United States. My mother has refused to speak to me for many years. The last time we exchanged words, she screamed at me over the phone, refusing to go to her own mother’s funeral. That was in April of 2007. I could not find a commercial Mother’s […]

Angry, broken, insecure: the world we inherited from Cain


Dear readers, I am not a religious person, but I believe in the life of spirit. I also believe that together as living beings, we imagine and create the world we live in. It is a collective work of spirit and art. That is why I particularly enjoy folk tales and creation stories. The story […]

Writing Off Conditioning: How to Let Go of the Dream Your Parents Created for You


Hello readers, I read a lot about human nature and experience, because I have always wanted to understand why people do what they do.  We have all been conditioned by our families, by the culture and society in which we live, to be a certain self.  And, for the most part, we identify with that […]

Meditation on Christmas: An Outsider’s View on Jesus and the Disinherited, by Howard Thurman


Hello readers, I just finished reading a remarkable book first published in 1949 by Howard Thurman, eminent African-American theologian and philosopher.  The book is called “Jesus and the Disinherited”.  As a non-Christian and non-practising Jew, I have long been intrigued by the life of Jesus and his quest for truth, personal authenticity and self-responsibility.  My […]