Category Archives: Men

Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 4

I started out to write something about my struggles with connecting with my body. But it felt like an academic discussion so I deleted it. This question arose for me: where’s the juice in my life today? Where is the … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 2

After I blogged here yesterday, I felt great—satisfied with what I wrote and satisfied that I am expressing honestly what I feel called to say. I hope my Lenten journey will offer you some strength, hope, and courage for your … Continue reading

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A Few Reflections on My Personal Journey

In my mid-forties I thought I had it made: a good marriage, excellent health, a career I loved, modest savings, and a nice home. But in my fifties my whole world fell apart. I lost my job and career, my … Continue reading

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On the Day of My Divorce

Today words fail me. They cannot save me. For this I hate them. I want to tear apart every word ever spoken, every sentence ever written. Tear them apart and spit on them. Yet, today of all days, I have … Continue reading

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The Shadow of My Shoes

One of the challenges of learning about the shadow is the very fact that this territory is hidden from our normal conscious awareness. There are many ways to trace clues to what is hidden, including exploring our patterns of strong … Continue reading

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Mr. Nice Guy Discovers His Shadow

I have known about the concept of “shadow” and “shadow work” for about 20 years and have explored a little at its edges, but it is only recently that I have plunged into full exploration of my shadow (as in … Continue reading

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Beginning in the Shadowlands

This is the first post on my new blog! As I approached my sixtieth birthday a few months ago, I hardly recognized myself—who was this tired, cynical, and unhappy person? I did not want to waste any more of my … Continue reading

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