Tag Archives: Bhagavad Gita

Speaking My Language, and the Good Guys


August 10  Once upon a time a therapist had a patient who was planning to kill some people and then herself.  She was very intentional and very much in control, so he sent her to be admitted to inpatient psychiatry.  Shortly … Continue reading

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Escape from Suffering


I have been asked “how did you manage to just come off all the meds?” It was a combination of the desire to escape suffering, and the haunting call of the Lord.  My life had become an endless round of sickness caused … Continue reading

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Replying to the Recovering Psychiatrist


In regard to the good fairy, honorable physicians, and other fictional creatures—we are an immature nation that still wants daddy to take care of us.  That’s the whole book right there.  Physicians and the American medical industry get away with … Continue reading

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Guiding Lines


Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.  I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your … Continue reading

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One to 6,868,700,000


I always wondered why God told Adam and Eve not to eat the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge.  Then I read that it was because if humankind had knowledge then they would also have power, and humankind was not … Continue reading

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