Category Archives: Depression

Finding My Way in the Dark

I have had a tough summer. I got lost in feelings of loneliness and depression. And then felt shame for feeling lonely and depressed. I didn’t like how I felt or who I was. Ugh… As I struggled to find … Continue reading

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Mistaking Sex for Intimacy

Mistaking Sex for Intimacy — Making Amends WARNING: ADULT CONTENT In 2012, after a long stretch of unhappiness and depression, I began actively exploring the intersection of spirituality with erotic energy, sex, and intimacy. My quest was not just another … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Conclusion

After Blogging for Lent: Kindness WARNING: ADULT CONTENT It’s been more than two months since I last wrote for my blog. I learned a lot about myself by writing those 33 blogs during Lent. I took a lot of risks … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 29

Life—Not for the Faint of Heart I have not posted any articles for several days because I gave myself a few days off. Recently this blog has been about my journey for Lent. Some of it has been on the … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 25

Honoring the Vision So many times in my life I have worked toward a vision, and then fallen short. And given up. It’s happened often enough to serve as convincing evidence that I should not even try for my next … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 24

Man On Strike WARNING: ADULT CONTENT Today I had set aside most of the day for various projects I wanted to work on. But other than my morning walk, I did nothing productive all day. For several weeks I’ve been … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 13

It’s Simple—People Help Today I had another lesson in giving up ways I block my effectiveness and pleasure. I am planning to conduct a workshop in May. I needed to firm up some basics today, but couldn’t get any clear … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 11

Shedding Lies for Lent WARNING: ADULT CONTENT The Information Age sucks. It’s really not information, it’s more like a flood of misinformation. I’m sick of all of the lies and misinformation about everything! First it’s Al-Qaeda, then ISIS, now back … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 10

What If I Fail? WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I’m tired. Again. It’s been another very full day. Which is wonderful, except that I don’t have much energy or motivation left to write. So I am starting with where I am right … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 7

Touching into New Places WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I want to free myself to follow the leading of spirit into new territory. To the places where I will encounter the radical Jesus. Who is the radical Jesus? The one who taught … Continue reading

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