The Problem Why

I finally had lunch with my elderly neighbor on Valentine’s Day.  I had invited her out before, but she kept telling me that she’s going home tomorrow.  When she didn’t come home, we went to visit her at the assisted living facility.  And again, she tells us she’s going home tomorrow. She’s going home tomorrow […]

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The Why and How

Frederick Nietzsche once said, ‘He who has a why can endure any how.’  It’s a sentiment that’s been repeated by many people, and something I’ve been mediating on all day.  Though, I’ve slept most of the time (still sick) so I haven’t gathered my thoughts for a proper post on the subject. Knowing and having […]

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Choosing to Suffer

The first Friday of February was freezing!  The snow came quickly this morning and pushed back all my plans for the day.  The little black dog and I stayed inside and kept ourselves busy; she was busy sleeping (she’s an old girl), and I took up suffering. Who volunteers to suffer?  Well, apparently me when […]

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