Tag Archives: Identity

Magical Language

Magical Language BA Ba is the Egyptian word for soul—specifically the personality part of the soul. There are nine different parts to the soul. The other eight are: the khat is the physical body, the sahu is the spiritual body, … Continue reading

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Memory

May 14, 2015 Memory This week has been brought to you by the letter M for Memory. Memory was key both in the movie The Giver and in the movie Still Alice, both which I watched this week. The Giver … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead

March 6, 2014 Walking Dead “You fight it. You don’t give up. And one day, you just change,” Carol says in The Walking Dead. I got the AMC TV show on DVD this week. I heard about the show since … Continue reading

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Soul Murder

Soul Murder Soul Murder: The Effects of Childhood Abuse and Deprivation by Leonard Shengold came out in 1989.  To abuse or neglect a child, to deprive the child of his or her own identity and ability to experience joy in … Continue reading

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Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self

  Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self: Michael Ondaatje’s book of poetry Handwriting Cari Lynn Vaughn, 2000  To do Michael Ondaatje justice when writing about him, it appears as if one must use poetry to describe his poetry.  Many … Continue reading

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D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf

The Dionysian and Apollonian Dichotomies of Relationships In D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf   D.H Lawrence and Virginia Woolf are as different as night and day, as hot and cold, as thought and emotion as Apollonian and Dionysian or yin … Continue reading

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Love, Of Course

April 13, 2009 Love Of Course This is the beginning of love—well, the diary with “Love, Of Course” on the cover anyway! I thought perhaps I would meditate on the questions of love rather than focus on finding answers.  The … Continue reading

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