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- Interesting selective mutism documentary.
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Category Archives: incompleteness
A healing journey
This has been the post that’s been on my mind for over a week now. I haven’t found the words to convey my feelings about the healing journey I went on last week, when we went by train to seek … Continue reading
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The journey continues.
I’ve been stuck in awareness but no growth, hung suspended in time, grappling with the past and the impact on my present. I have had MANY revelations as to why I’m stuck. Stumbling on the concept that I probably have … Continue reading
There’s that faith thing again
Just when I think that I can not resolve some of my lack of deep conviction in the existence of God, because I’m too rational, too analytical, too scientific, a friend of mine tells me he was reading Miguel de … Continue reading
As if he were talking to me
As I read it now, in the great silence of these distances, I am touched by your beautiful anxiety about life, even more than when I was in Paris, where everything echoes and fades away differently because of the excessive … Continue reading
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Making peace with what is.
In grief, there is an element of inconsolability. In our needs there is an element of unsatisfiability. In the face of life’s most profound questions, there is an unknowability. This fits in with the work of Kurt Godel, the Czech … Continue reading