Inspiration~Mystic or Psychotic?
Who hasn’t found inspiration in the writings of Joseph Campbell, the great mythologist or Carl Jung, the wise and worldly psychiatrist? Certainly I’ve spent a lifetime pondering their thoughts. Both Campbell and Jung have written about possible connections between psychosis/schizophrenia and mysticism. And so, I found that suddenly this train of thought popped up in […]
Banks Are Not Your Friends.
BANKS ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS, by Harry Jenkins Of course, you’ve seen all the commercials which the banks inflict on the unwary! I know, you’ll think that’s a fine thing for a lawyer to say! But they portray themselves as your friends—your life partners. God help you if you’re in a tight spot and need […]
How Much Money is Enough?
#freestories #suspense #novels #crime By HARRY JENKINS: What do you think when you hear the word lawyer or attorney? A lot of people think of of greed and money or all the jokes they’ve heard over the years like— what’s the difference between a lawyer and God? A: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. No doubt […]
WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life
#art #literature #examined life Art, Literature and the Examined Life Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG —the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll subscribe to this blog. Just fill in the form to your right. Why? If you love… […]
A Happy Meeting at a Funeral
When my partner, Richard Crawford dropped dead rather unceremoniously in the office, I felt as if I’d been swamped by a tidal wave of events—some troublesome, some unnerving and weird, but one completely delicious and delightful. But this happy meeting took place just weeks before Crawford’s unseemly exit. I haven’t yet told you that my […]