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Shovel or Pain

 

It’s very often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. And while this threadbare cliché is hardly correct, it does have some merit in the reminder that beating one’s head against a wall might very well lead to brain damage, which could be sadly mistaken for insanity.

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A Drama-Free Zone

 

A wise man once told me that every family, since the biblical beginning of the human race, has some dysfunction; even Eve had an impulse control issue and just had to take a bite of that apple. We can, however, choose to put some fun back into our own version of dysfunction. For a myriad of reasons, navigating the holiday season can be like tiptoeing through a minefield littered with emotional explosive devices.

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Expectation v Reality

 

It’s very often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. And while this threadbare cliché is hardly correct, it does have some merit in the reminder that beating one’s head against a wall might very well lead to brain damage, which could be sadly mistaken for insanity.

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Death as Lesson

 

Last week, it was Robin Williams, who was strangled by the relentlessness of depression. And now, we have courageous journalists slaughtered by savages. Last month, it was Paula, and this week, Mark, both friends in their fifties whose hearts betrayed them swiftly and decisively. The list goes on and on, of lives extinguished prematurely.

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