In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Orsi brings the same kind of "empirical and so more realistic and humane" approach to the figure of the scholar of religion that he wishes such scholars would bring to the study of religion itself. Orsi's work has long stood as a challenge to resist "hidden normativities" 6 that keep us from attending to religion in all its messiness, materiality, and unpredictability and thereby restrict our study to forms of religion that inspire and please us.
Well, now I shall ask forgiveness for having fed on lies.
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This hexagram changed into hexagram 11, yet again-- Harmony. A lot of grief last night, missing my old life that vanished so quickly. Expressing it to FB friends led to a wide variety of perspectives, as grief always does.
Some people immediately go to strategy because my situation is triggering for them. Others are better at holding a space, no matter how small, for it to be what it is. Neither is right or wrong-- it's just how people do. If we are willing to give up hope that insecurity and suffering can be exterminated, then we can have the courage to relax with the groundlessness of our situation.
This is the first step on the path.
But most of the time, warding off death is our biggest motivation. We habitually ward off any sense of problem. We're always trying to deny that it's a natural occurrence that things change, that the sand is slipping through our fingers.
It's as natural as the seasons changing and day turning into night. But getting old, getting sick, losing what we love-- we don't see those events as natural occurrences.
We want to ward off that sense of death, no matter what. Moving from resistance and warding, protection and defense, hope and fear toward acceptance and saying yes, openness and humble vulnerability, hopelessness and confidence- this is the most reliable work.
It aligns with the way things actually are. Whether we like it or not. Of course, the trip is a life's work-- it's not a matter of graduating.
At the moment, thrown into sorrow and loss against my will, I am in preschool.C. S. Lewis and his older brother, Warren (Warnie), endured several terms at Wynyard, an English boarding school for boys.
The headmaster was a cruel man who made life unbearable for everyone there. decrease his devotion to his parents. embrace his negative feelings. One theory hypothesizes that hopelessness (X) is a _____ cause that guarantees the occurrence of depression (Y).
proximal necessary sufficient stress vulnerability . Further, this vulnerability issue is a problem for us Christians. Jesus calls us to voluntarily take on the posture of vulnerability.
“Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE Hopelessness Theory and the Approach System: Cognitive Vulnerability Predicts Decreases in Goal-Directed Behavior Gerald J. . Example sentences with "counsel of despair", translation memory Giga-fren Yet although the reorganization of appeared to result from counsels of despair, it actually contained the seeds of permanent and productive development.
The daily news stands as a stark reminder of the vulnerability of life. A natural tendency when faced with news of illness, disease, tragic death, injustices, and hopelessness is to lean into fear.