Monthly Archives: December 2010

How contemplation is really a form of ‘romance’ with God

Over the years, I’ve found that contemplation is really a type of a ‘romance’ with God.  This may sound odd, but its true.  In fact, I often feel that contemplation develops some of the deepest of romantic feelings. Of course, most people … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the so called gender gap, equality, and how the male and female are not the same type of person

I heard a thing this morning mentioning the so called ‘gender gap’.  To me, this is silly.  The ‘gender gap’ is assuming that the male and female are the same type of person.  The fact is that the male and … Continue reading

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Thoughts about symbols in dream interpretation

Symbol interpretation in dreams has always mystified me.  Dreams use a different type of language than our normal conscious self.  It appears to be a type of language that is very old, as if coming from great depths within us.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how dream interpretation is overrated and the benefits I see with it

People have made a big deal about dream interpretation, as if it is a window into the soul and into our selves.  I’ve found that this is not necessarily true.  In general, most dreams just describe our state of mind … Continue reading

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A dream about traveling to different states

I recall being with someone in a forested area.  It was like a campground.  Some things happen which I cannot remember.  Somewhere along the line, I got this idea that, on the weekends I’d go for a walk into other … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the question of the ‘look’ and male/female relationships

Over the years I have found that many females, at least in the US, require the ‘look’ to have anything to do with a guy.  If you don’t have the ‘look’ then many won’t even notice you.  They treat you … Continue reading

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Quotes from “Simplicissimus” by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen

– So perfect and complete was my ignorance that it was impossible for me to know that I knew nothing. – . . . the Almighty took pity on my innocence, and determined to bring me to knowledge of both … Continue reading

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