Charles Benz: Professional Counselor and Coach

Integrative Personal and Spiritual Development Plus Sacred Ceremonies of All Kinds

Archive for the ‘What is the Purpose’ Category

Shooting? What shooting?

@ the occasion of the 11/6/2017 Texas church massacre....   Shooting? What shooting? My perspective on this is through the two main and conflicted views of this deadly event in...

Coaching My “Uninvited Guest”

Relating to the serious issue of cancer lately, on a thread I follow on FaceBook, a friend asked the rhetorical question, "When is a tumor just a tumor?"  The answer, "When...

What’s Important. The “C” Word.

Re "C".   The "C" stands for cancer but I eschew it s=use. I wish not to empower its ability to frighten and disturb people, or myself. Of course it depends...

Entrance Upon a Journey

Entrance was obtained through first ignoring a sore throat for several months.  Then when its persistence bothered me I went to an Urgent Care clinic. Strep infection was eliminated quickly.  I was...

“Blades of Glory” : a tale of transformation

"Blades of Glory" is a funny/gross Jungian cartoon in a disturbing but evocative movie.  It is upsetting and  revealing in a good way. A close frined recommneded this movie.  It...

Medical Marijuana Shift Means More…

Bottom line: a change in one's state of mind can leads to a new stage of personal growth.  This is what the shift to acceptance of alternative medicinal approaches in...

Hope, … defined.

It is Truth, Beauty and Goodness that are the basic elements of our Kosmos, our sentient world and Universe, AND you and me!   We know these three through ALL...

On Feminism

Someone asked me recently how, as a man, I saw myself as a Feminist. In partial answer to this Big Question of our generation, I wrote to them, saying....  ...

{Im}Patience and What Belief Fuels It.

In my free time today I mused about a new friend I've made who I find thoughtful, intriguing, and liking communication.  I do muse occasionally in writing.  She mentioned the...

What’s wrong with Religion anymore?

I heard it said lately that formal religion in this country (churches, synagogues, even mosques) are losing members in significant numbers and consistently.  Why?  What gives? People go to church...