Dr. Bernie Siegal is the author of the book, “Buddy’s Candle”. My great grandfather heard the rabbi say, “I wish I were God.” “Do you want to be God so you can change the bad into the good?” “No, I wouldn’t change anything. I want to be God so I can understand.” Remember our present problems are not new to mankind. Ninety percent of the natives of South America died when the explorers brought infectious diseases to their continent that they had no immunity to and forty per cent of Europeans died during plagues of the past.
While I was harsh with my opinion and my shock at the whole story of Duane "Dog" Chapman and his use of the "N"-word after seeing him on Larry King Live tonight I forgive him. I have compassion for him. I saw his pain. I believe that he is an uneducated man with a very [...]
Civilization’s Cornerstone: Kindness – from the book “Triumph From Failure: Lessons from Life for Business Success” by Alistair McAlpine and Kate Dixey
Kindness is the fuel of civilization, politeness and courtesy its etiquette, its formalities, and dignity its aim. Civilization is about responsibility for your own actions, and it is about tolerating other people’s actions. One person trying to accept another’s habits is the essence of civilization. Kindness typically reserved for the home and loved ones can [...]
What does unattended sorrow look like? It is like a low-grade fever; it troubles our sleep and drains away our days; it scatters intuition and creates an underlying anxiety; it sours the eye and leaves a distaste in the mouth; it’s the vague uncertainty that permeates every thought before every action; it’s the heart working [...]
Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Bordelrine Personality Disorder – Compassion for the Narcissist?
Narcissist are in pain. Their humanity must be recognized. © 2007 A.J. Mahari NPD has become synonymous with pejorative vilifying stereotypes that paint everyone diagnosed with it as monstrous. No one is the sum total of any diagnosis. Narcissistic Personality Disorder has become synonymous with pejorative vilifying stereotypes that paint everyone diagnosed with it along [...]