Category Archives: questions

A Tiger Named Pain

Writer’s Island Prompt #10  “MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE” Pain is the shell that encloses your understanding.    __Kahlil Gibran Thirty-plus years ago, I gave birth to my fourth and last child. She was beautiful and healthy, but I seemed to be in almost … Continue reading

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Map of Awareness

  In a recent blog, I used the phrase map of awareness, and its been circling around inside my head ever since. I’m not aware of having ever used the phrase before, so it intrigues me that it sort of … Continue reading

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Wild Thing II

  The Socialization Process Blanket. The day before yesterday, as I was finishing my blog, I realized that I would have to come back and add more in the way of explanation. Thus the title and subtitle of this present … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Know

One of the greatest, and possibly most profound, advantages of keeping a journal is that it is the one secure place where one can openly admit that one simply doesn’t know. Why is that the hardest thing to do? To just … Continue reading

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