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RECONSTRUCTION and WORKING THROUGH

“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?” Leonard Cohen “I have always been better at caring for other than I have been at caring for myself, but in these later years I have made progress.” Carl...

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UPWARD TURN

“I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then.” Lewis Carol Upward Turn So, you may realise, if you have been reading my blogs, that there is no point in dwelling in the past, but the past does...

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DEPRESSION REFLECTION LONELINESS

I sit between my brother the mountain and my sister the sea. We three are one in loneliness, and the love that bids us together is deep and strong and strange. Khalil Gibran Depression Reflection Loneliness There is a...

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ANGER AND BARGAINING

“The one thing you can’t take away from me is the way I choose to respond to what you do to me. The last of one’s freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance.” Victor E Frankl Anger and Bargaining...

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Pain and Guilt

Pain and Guilt

Feelings of genuine pain and guilt are part of our lives. We are taught that these should be felt – that is the form of our nurture.However, there is more to it than that. As I indicated in my last Blog, nurture is...

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The Veiled Thread – Prologue

Northern New South Wales My span is defined, not so much by the substance of the years, but rather by the weight of generations, past to present, by an endowment of wonton neglect of those imperfectly loved and an...

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Shock & Denial

Shock & Denial

It is in the nature of us all, that when we are faced with an uncomfortable or seemingly outrageous theory/concept, we will either ridicule the concept or be dismissive of its implications, especially when the...

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Stephen Twartz
Author | Artist | Adventurer