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The low level violence of “sinner” thinking

The low  level violence of “sinner” thinking “Amazing Grace how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me”. Now the author of the song evidently thought himself a wretch, and for him these words were particularly apt and appropriate. … Continue reading

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The low-level violence of one-mindedness.

The low-level violence of one-mindedness. So you’ve finally decided what it is you want to do?  Great   !Once you determine what it is you want to concentrate your efforts on, you can move forward quickly in that direction, with determination, … Continue reading

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… more co-dependence

… more co-dependence My own story of co-dependence is one I can only report in hindsight. As with any child, your life is just your life and your family is just your family. No comparison is possible when you’re very … Continue reading

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The violence of co-dependence

The violence of co-dependence In his book Lost in the Shuffle by Robert Sully he makes the point that co-dependence has taken on a new face. From the narrow original definition of one lost in an addictive relationship, doing what … Continue reading

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The low level violence of accepting given wisdom as final

The low level violence of accepting given wisdom as final “Faith of our Fathers, living faith….we will be true to you till death.” Pretty sad, I’d say. It starts off well enough: you’re young, you’re learning the ropes, and you … Continue reading

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Accepting Prostitution is a low level violence

Accepting Prostitution is a low level violence Prostitution was recently in the news as the government was deciding on how to frame a new law in this matter, as the old law had been deemed to be unconstitutional. Legislators were … Continue reading

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Nagging as low level violence

Nagging as low level violence I spent a recent weekend at the cottage with 2 women and a small delightful child of three. Good company, fun times, but there was one thing that bothered me greatly. The two adults around … Continue reading

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