Reclaiming Your Own Definitions

October 8, 2014 @ 7:44 PM

Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless, because they cannot think new thoughts.

Salman Rushdie

With so much cultural attention on youth, physical perfection and self-help for body, mind and even spirit, it is easy to think that we are always just a grab away from getting better.  Then we get “better” and find there is further to go.  But there comes a time, even if we have had some bad breaks in our lives, even if we have had dis-ease (in the sense that anything that makes us uneasy is dis-ease), that we notice we are whole, and perhaps ...

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