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Men and Emotions (Part 2)

April 25, 2013


I labeled the last post “Part 1” as I had more to offer on the subject but not the time to complete everything I wanted to say on the topic.[1]  It is interesting to me which posts draw the most comments and likes and from whom the comments originate.  The last post was intended to […]

Jump, Jive, & Wail

April 4, 2013


Books have been published on misunderstood pop and rock music lyrics.  There are some that are among my favorites that have not made it into any of the books I have seen.  My childhood playmate’s cousin thought that Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water” was “Slow Cousin Walter.”  I had a coworker back in my […]

Into the New Year – Breaking Your Chains

January 4, 2013


I will not be shackled to what once was. Drew Davis The above quote is from a sermon I heard this past weekend.  The pastor’s point was that we all have past hurts in our lives, that we should not allow momentary hurts to become life hindering issues, and that these past hurts have no […]

Grief, Loss, and Trauma

May 12, 2012


Grief can sometimes be complicated by traumatic aspects of the death.  The acronym NASH offers a general outline of how the cause or circumstances of the death add traumatic factors which make working through the tasks of mourning (see last post) more difficult.  In ascending order of propensity to induce trauma are deaths by 1) […]