Charlie Van Dyke
Posted October 21, 2011 by Charlie Van Dyke in Small Bites
God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
-Arthur Young... read more
Michelle Cohen
Life Challenges and Loss
I often see adult patients who share with me the pain, anger and sadness they feel because of unresolved issues from their childhood experiences. They express how difficult it is to sustain healthy relationships, and want to process issues from their dysfunctional upbringing in order to move on with their lives. The a... read more
Charlie Van Dyke

Experiencing Reality. It evades so many.


It can seem like trying to locate a needle within a monstrous complex network of hat pins, trying to find the Truth. In our culture, "Reality" has a different meaning almost every way you turn.

We watch reality TV... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
It’s a familiar scene by now: The politician is caught with his pants down, even if his boxers are still up. He feints, spins, lies and ducks. And then, finally, he breaks down in tears, apologizing to us, to his wife, to his constituency and, occasionally, to his God.

The sequence is monotonously predictable, but we’re still riveted.

And with ... read more
Janet  Galea
Posted June 1, 2011 by Janet Galea in Life Challenges and Loss

During a lifetime it happens to each of us many times in many ways
How do we cope?
Where do we turn?
What we all have in common.

I first felt the sadness of loss when I was fifteen. Our next door neighbor, a wonderful woman, had a brain aneurysm. She collapsed and died at work. I went to her “wake” and wondered what sense this made. Mar... read more
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