Christ and Narcissus

July 13, 2018 (Tallahassee): Yesterday I watched YouTube videos about emotional abuse and realized how abused I've been and how abusive I've been. Truly, messed up people mess up people. The topic of narcissism especially hit home: a narcissistic person is someone who mortally craves - and develops sophisticated means of acquiring - the approval, …

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Saviors of the world

March 23, 2017 (Nairobi): A 'savior' of the world is anyone who can lead a group of people out of an existential cul-de-sac. People get trapped in institutional religious systems that support life at a status quo but do not favor new expressions of life. To idolize one such person, like Jesus of Nazareth, is …

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Wolf

It's true. I can't deny it: I am a wolf in sheep's clothing. Sheep everywhere, beware! This is how it happened: I was born a wolf-pup but into a world of sheep, sheepdogs, and shepherds. My natural wolflish ways were too dangerous, too misunderstood, so I was trained to become a sheep. When I tried …

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