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At the Table

Today’s text is a little troubling.  As a fellow pastor said at the lectionary study yesterday, “It makes me uncomfortable.”  In today’s text Jesus calls the woman who has come to beg for her daughter’s healing a “dog”.   302 more words

Rationalization: the Disingenuous Apology

You’ve done something wrong (just try to imagine this scenario) or something that happened lead to someone else’s feelings being hurt, or the topic was insensitive, or whatever, it actually doesn’t matter, one party is hurt and the other needs to apologize. 664 more words

Ministry

Human Mind

“The human mind has the ability to rationalize any behavior!” -Nelson Nash

Thought For The Day

SATISFACTION / DISSATISFACTION WITH QUALITY OF LIFE

In a study of quality of life, one could try to list all possible variables, catalysts and influences with which someone could interact and which could contribute to his/her general state of being. 708 more words

Concepts

So exhausted! (Posted late on 07/25 from 07/24)

Just for one set of clients this week I worked 42 hours. I worked for another client as well and have to work again tomorrow. I know that I am doing all I can for everyone I can, but I am so pooped that I cannot even stand it! 180 more words

Life

Speaking of Silence

Today I bring you a funny Zen story but funny doesn’t mean it is not important. As you already know by now- Zen stories are puzzles (Koans) that come from the Zen Masters that point to the higher meaning of life and are potential techniques for Self-Realization. 883 more words

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I Can Rationalize Anything


I had a boyfriend (first love of my life, actually) who said he had realized, “I can rationalize anything.”  I never ever knew how I felt about that, until this past year, when I realized that one of the big problems, if not the biggest problem, of the human species is that “we can rationalize anything.” Meaning we can take whatever the reality is, and make it sound like something else, that fits inside our world views, our small brains. 829 more words