Monthly Archives: April 2014

On Spiritual Mentors: The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz became a mentor years ago when I adopted one of his quotes as my motto as a therapist: “I’m a very good man. I’m just a very bad wizard.” The Wizard then draws upon that goodness … Continue reading

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On My Good Friday Walk

Each year on Good Friday I walk home from my office, a walk of some 10 or 11 miles that usually takes me about 2.5 to 3 hours. Each year I start out hoping to have some spiritual insight or … Continue reading

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On Heroes: Red Schoendienst

When we are young, we often find heroes and heroines — people of some note who in some way manifest qualities we hope to acquire. For males of my generation, many of those heroes were either cowboys or athletes or … Continue reading

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On Reading the Bible Again

I am near the end of reading the entire Bible for the third time. Recently a good friend asked me why I was doing this. Good question! Reading the Bible has become for me a spiritual discipline, something that I … Continue reading

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