Tag Archives: Viktor Frankl

Lessons Learned from COVID-19

“If you can keep your head/when all about you/Are losing their/and blaming it on you”. So wrote Rudyard Kipling with words that apply today. We have much to learn from COVID-19 politically and medically. But we have much to learn … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts on Hope

These are the days of senseless shootings in Las Vegas and elsewhere, of destructive hurricanes, and earthquakes, of ongoing wars and potential new ones. These are days when hope may be elusive. Hope for what? Here is the key. What … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Mentors: Viktor Frankl

  When I am made aware of senseless suffering, of bad things happening to good people, these are the greatest spiritual challenges on my journey. In such moments, I always find comfort and guidance in the thoughts of Viktor Frankl. … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Wounded Healer

Have you ever read a book that changed your life? Some 30 years ago I came upon a book titled The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen. It’s impact on me continues to this day. The image of the Wounded Healer has been … Continue reading

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On Growing Old

I have been blessed with many spiritual mentors, people I never met but whose writings profoundly affected my journey. One is psychiatrist Viktor Frankl who helped me see that indeed there is much in life over which we have no control. However, … Continue reading

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