Finding Real Meaning In Our Lives

September 9, 2010 by  
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Angie Rubin

Tuesday afternoon I had a lengthy conversation with a friend who is also a therapist.   We talked about meaning, fame and success; all important themes in my life.

For most of my life meaning and success have meant cause and effect; there is no meaning without success.  Because success’ currency in our society is fame and fortune, I for many years felt my life unimportant.

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Learning To Be A Member Of The World Community

June 22, 2010 by  
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I get all choked up when I see a fire truck or an ambulance rush by and all the cars move out of the way.  It’s not that I’m attracted to the pain happening to someone else, it’s that my emotion comes from observing that for a moment a great many people come together to assist someone they don’t even know.

I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and then lived in NYC for many years.  For some reason in those cities people don’t really pay much attention to ambulances.  But here in Los Angeles all the cars move out of the way.  Maybe that’s the reason why this event has caught my attention, the ambulance determined to get to its destination on time so it can save a life and all the surrounding drivers assist in the mission.

You might be thinking “why is she going on and on about ambulances?”

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