Tags » Self-absorption

Hurricane Matthew is about to fuck my hometown’s face off. And by “about,” I mean, like, I’m killing time avoiding sleep — and drinking heavily — because I don’t know if my house is going to exist when I wake up. 120 more words

We talked and we talked

We talked and we talked
and the more we talked
less we listened, finally
we weary withdrew to
our own bowl, mutely
looking through glass… 19 more words


Self Absorption - Rosh Hashanah 5777

The story of the Akeidah, the Binding of Isaac, which we read every year on the second day of Rosh Hashanah, is so tantalizingly evocative, inspiring, and troubling.  2,107 more words

Divrei Torah (Weekly Sermons)

On Self-Absorption

In this particular phase of my quest to find myself, I hibernate as much as possible, only coming out to go to work, spend time with my boyfriend, go to church or other self-help-related events, and hike or bike. 697 more words


The Scandals and Grace (II)

Shame, with her sultry temptress smile

Offers me a look of mock pity

She has never seen anything beyond herself

I stagger backwards and she turns away… 93 more words


Reset the Clock

Recently, one of my friends was commenting on all of her recent dates’ complete lack of self-awareness. I had just gone through leadership training at work where we seemed to discover or theorize that good bosses and leaders are empathetic and to be empathetic, these bosses need to be self-aware. 785 more words


Luke 12:13-21 Parable of the rich fool

As far as the Bible is concern, the rich man mentioned in the Gospel who died while his barns were bulging with goods that he couldn’t use was not an evil man. 551 more words

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