(This is the FOURTH in a series of posts about PAIN. Please read the three posts on Pain immediately preceding this one in order to get the entire, flowing concept.) So, for what purpose do we have emotions? I propose
(This is the third part in a series of posts on Pain. It will greatly benefit the flow and your understanding if you have previously read the two prior posts.) …. Upon unequivocally proving to myself the power of the
Today’s post follows on the heels (pun intended) of yesterdays’ post: “UNI-Pedalism, Pain, and the Holy Ghost.” Please read that post first. [What follows was written in March of 2008. Much has happened since then. However, the experience and principle
Monday was Krystal’s 14th birthday. Having recently left her home and friends in St. George for refuge in another city, she had not yet formed a new social network. School started Wednesday, and with her personality, that’s already changing. But
The peaceful heart is still and smooth as glass. Any emotion is as a stone dropped Onto a quiet lake Or as a voice uttered In a soundless cave. The drop makes a ripple. . . The sound an echo.
This is a question whose time has come! 🙂 I just returned from a nice long walk with my teen daughter. While some might term this our “exercise” for today, we walked and talked and enjoyed moving our bodies briskly,
There are those who have spurned my words, snarling in slightly veiled derision at my perceived arrogance. “How can she know these things she writes about?” they query. “She acts like she thinks she’s a prophet or even a Christ!”
Answer: Have *I* ever met the devil? Yes, I have. In fact, I have lived with the devil my entire life. So have you. (Don’t be afraid.) 🙂 Before I expound, I ask you to do some reflection. Reflect back,
This is a trick question. 🙂 To be “absolute” is to be pure, unadulterated, whole, complete. To “exist” is to be INcomplete, Impure, adulterated, to lack “Realness” and yet to SEEM real. Picture, if you will, the difference between a
“Taking care of one’s self” is the most pro-active and essential activity one can undertake. All have experienced relationships that have involved pain of varying sorts. It is impossible to escape mortal life unscathed. The list of ‘go-to’s’ is long.