Tag Archives: isolation

Connecting in a crowd

Living around lots of people can have a numbing effect on your relationships. It’s required by the mere fact of sheer numbers. You can’t be in close proximity to hundreds of people every day and connect to all of them. … Continue reading

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In solitary

I know I look victimized and forlorn here in the picture but don’t believe it. I put myself here. Isolation is something we choose. I remove myself from interaction because I prefer to be alone. I actually like it in … Continue reading

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Cup of cold water

isolate verb:  to cause a person to remain alone or apart from others Why would you want to be alone? I started listing all the reasons someone would choose to be alone and apart from others, and the list is … Continue reading

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‘Hi Patti’ (How simple is that?)

A quick update on our daughter, Anne, whom many of you prayed for in relation to what the doctor called “situational depression” over losing a job. She is doing much better and has a new job in Hawaii. Though we … Continue reading

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No safe place

I’m going to write about isolation this week — Where does it come from? Why do we isolate ourselves from others? What’s wrong with it? How do we get out of it? Marti likes to pick topics for me to … Continue reading

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All the lonely people

Following is what I believe to be one of the most poignant tributes to loneliness and isolation ever to be chronicled in a popular song. The song only makes an observation. It makes no conclusions except for the tragic: “No … Continue reading

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