Category: Blogs

  • need-for-a-man-cave

    Need for a “Man-Cave?”

    Have you experienced a need to retreat and find your own “Man Cave?” Perhaps all men need a man-cave. Or has it turned into your psychological fox hole from which you choose to withdraw, attack, and defend? Next month the term “Man Cave” will turn 30 years old. Popularized in

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  • the-wonderment-of-gratitude

    The Wonderment of Gratitude

    Presence is the ultimate victory of a Spirit Warrior to be fully present in Spirit and committed to deliver one’s mission through connecting with another’s Spirit.

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  • the-infectious-cure

    The Infectious Cure

    What is called a present pandemic is moving quickly into some apocalyptic breakdown outside of the home. Yet, in our homes, as we cozy up to “social isolation,” there can be great opportunities in affirming our relationships. The circle of our relationships can get tighter, and although we are warned

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  • a-mountain-or-a-mole-hill

    A Mountain or a Mole Hill?

    The Dilemmas that we experience on a daily basis vary from deep Dilemmas fueled by a principal Burden that gets in our way to ordinary linear decisions that we are challenged to reach.

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  • reflecting-spirit-by-listening-and-watching

    Reflecting Spirit by Listening (and watching)

    A core practice of P2SW is Reflective Listening.  Seems simplistic at first, but then when you consider that many of us were not “seen” or “heard” in our early years of development, it is easy to discard it as just simplistic. And then when we acknowledge that most of our personality

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  • the-journey-home

    The Journey Home

    I decided to write this brief meditation after reading a Parabola Journal dedicated to “The Journey Home.” I’ve been reflecting on journeys home I’ve experienced and continue to experience. There are physical journeys like going back to neighborhoods where I grew up, where I spent most of my married life,

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  • surrendering-to-a-higher-calling

    Surrendering to a Higher Calling

    The true question is, “What is calling you to Be?” The process is not “over-coming” these negative emotions but surrendering to them by realizing that they likely happened in the past and have little relative importance in our lives NOW. We call the strategies to overcome negative emotions “Burdens.”

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  • the-pursuit-of-fear

    The Pursuit of Fear

    In listening to many men, they share “feelings” when they gather as a group. Often, the “feeling” that comes up is fear. Men will ruminate around how they are responding to their fear.  The discussion then proceeds to the justification of the existence of how fear is standing in their way of making a decision. And there often exists an emotional state that could be called “anxiety.”

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  • lonely-or-loony

    Lonely or Loony?

    Are you experiencing “loneliness,” feeling a disconnection and emotionally alone? That probably includes all of us to some extent. Half of America’s population feels lonely, and young people in their late teens are the hardest hit, according to a landmark new survey of 20,000 people. The report, from health insurer

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  • 12-pillars-of-a-path-to-spirit-warrior

    12 Pillars of a Path to Spirit-Warrior

    12 PILLARS of the SPIRIT WARRIOR 1. Recognizing ones’ own Essence or Presence 2. Emotional Pain-Body 3. Developing Burdens 4. Mirroring Parental Dialogue 5. Challenging Daily Dilemmas: Regress or Grow 6. Finding the Gold in our Burdens 7. Developing Determination 8. Evolving the 4-Chambers of the Heart (the horizontal axis)

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