Tag Archives: Denial

On Love & Life

. . The story I posted yesterday (about Taylor Morris & Danielle Kelly) led me to reflect  on (and to write about) the nature of love—and life—as well as character, commitment, devotion, for better or worse, and what it means … Continue reading

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Distraction & Love

David Kanigan, over at Lead.Learn.Live, this morning posted this excerpt from a book by Tony Schwartz .  I read it and commented.  I’m reposting my commenting here as well, because it goes to the heart of what I write about on … Continue reading

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To Say I Love You One First Must Be Able to Say . . .

“To say ‘I love you’ one must first be able to say the ‘I’.” – Ayn Rand To really be able to say “I Love you” and mean it, a person first has to not only be able to say … Continue reading

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How Close Does the Dragon’s Spume Have to Come to You, to Me, to Any of Us, Before We “Get It”?

“If You Knew” – Ellen Bass What if you knew you’d be the last to touch someone? If you were taking tickets, for example, at the theater, tearing them, giving back the ragged stubs, you might take care to touch … Continue reading

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Practicing the Art of Losing: Are You a Good Sport in Life or Just Another Troubled Guest Darkening the Earth?

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins On this blog and my others (http://fullcatastropheliving.wordpress.com, http://aweektolive.wordpress.com), I write a lot about death, mortality, loss, impermanence. And … Continue reading

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