Sunday, September 9th, 2012
Oftentimes, when we try to bring ourselves to undertake a new task
- to make forward progress in our motion in life
- we find ourselves blocked by some force within us
- that doesn’t want to do the very thing we most want to do
- that thing that will get us where we want to be.
Any modality that allows us to access the deeper part of our minds and emotions
(meditation, visualization, deep prayer, hypnotherapy)
- that allows us to untangle the web of feeling and memory that keeps us immobilized
- and to finally bring our whole selves into agreement and
- enables us to face this often problematic world with renewed vigor and determination
- to create the lives we most desire for ourselves and those with whom we share this planet
- is a thing of value.
Whatever it is that is holding you back today, you can
Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Becoming What We Otherwise Might Be
Growing up male today can be more a process of learning how not to live fully – how not to fully express yourself – than a process of growing up to become the best you can be.
Multiple pressures bear down on men from all directions – family, religion, peer interactions, media messages – teaching boys to become “half or less of what [they] might otherwise be” (Jean Kilbourne, Killing Us Softly, 2000, 2010).
Because there are many men who matter very much to me (including two 4-year-old heartthrobs), I am posting an excerpt, a selection from my book, I Trusted You, that addresses the parenting of boys. …Continue Reading