Category Archives: Disapproval

Undercover Hero

A mother holds her delicate, new-born baby, and imagines him to be as helpless, through and through, as he appears outwardly. Tiny fingers balled into perpetual little fists, eyes a hazy blue, legs crossed as though ready for yoga, and … Continue reading

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Death of a Personality

Once upon a time, there was a very good little girl, raised in a strictly religious home. Rules abounded, since their god had specific laws for people to follow, and big expectations for performance. Her parents had high ideals and … Continue reading

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Guide to Men for Women Who Can’t Tell Us Apart

Originally posted on On Thick Ice – The Spurious Imaginings of Reality:
It is so common to overhear a woman say “why can’t I meet a nice guy?” while she is pretending I don’t exist.¬† I felt it was about…

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Window of the Soul

The gateway to our heart is the eye. What we choose to mind, that we gaze upon. The longer we lock eyes, the more intimate the relationship. Stop. Look. Observe crystal beauty in others’ eyes. The eye refracts light, receiving, … Continue reading

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Grit and Bear It

Gnashing or grating one’s teeth during sleep otherwise corresponds to teeth or jaw-clenching, which is indicative of suppressed anger.¬†This suggests that there has been an injustice committed against the child with no remedy or rectification available to him. In this … Continue reading

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Child Abuse by Name

A child’s name is sacred. He hears Mama’s voice; he knows her, and she is his world. She speaks to him softly, gently, lovingly; baby is her. She chose the name representing her soul’s desire, precious relationships, and future hope. … Continue reading

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Mother Be True

The world over, children honor mothers. For many, mama loved eternally. She was constant, nurturing, spending unknown reserves, nursing baby while starving. She gave life; she resolved to preserve it at all costs. Some praise mom for the idea she … Continue reading

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