"Thank you Dharmavidya for making an important point on what is missing from current approaches in psychotherapy. This modern phenomena is widespread in professional circles and just as true for medical doctors and allied healthcare…"
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I know Namibia quite well. I have often travelled there. We used to spend quite a lot of holidays in Swakopmund and have often driven up as far as Etosha and into Botswana, but not for a few years now. I was talking to someone about it only a couple of days ago, coincidentally, and I think we might try it now that our son is a little bit older - he is 14 now - old enough to enjoy it, perhaps? On the other hand, he might be bored stiff. :)
Welcome Juline - very good to have you involved here. Do join some of the groups and join in discussions. This is a super group of people with lots of good ideas. Hope to see you again before tooooo long.
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Welcome to David Brazier at La Ville au Roi (Eleusis)
At the moment I am feeling very sad for the state of the planet. As I write the great forests are being consumed by fire, both the tropical forest in Brazil and the tundra forest in Russia. The great forests are the lungs of the earth. I myself have lung problems. When there are parts of the lungs that don’t work anymore one can run out of energy. It can strike suddenly. We will probably not do anything serious about climate change or wildlife extinction…
My medical condition continues to be a mystery. It is clear that I do not have any of the big nasty things - brain tumour, cracked skull, stroke, etc - as these have been ruled out by MRI investigation. Nonetheless I continue to have persistent, continuous head pain that varies in intensity and I become exhausted by the least effort so that I am functioning like an invalid incapable of doing very much. There is always a possibility that the whole syndrome is a…
“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue