A New José Stevens Article

Understanding Stubborness

Stubbornness is one of the two main dragons or obstacles for 2008 (along with self-destructiveness) and therefore it is good to understand how it operates in our current times. Stubbornness is both personal and global and influences almost everything, being a favorite strategy of the false personality to maintain control.

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A New José Stevens Article

Positive & Negative Poles as Useful Tools

Just about everything in our experience has positive poles and negative poles, something that determines whether those experiences are enjoyable, satisfying, and joyful or painful and disconnecting. Positive and negative poles impact roles, goals, attitudes, modes, centers, levels of perception, needs, and values.

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Cooler, The

2003 – William H. Macy / Maria Bello: An interesting film about a sad sack server (played well by William Macy who is a server).

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Anna And The King

1999 – Jody Foster / Chow-Yun Fat: This lavish and lovely film retells the true story of a proper English schoolteacher who travels to Siam to tutor the King’s son and ends up powerfully influencing the king and falling in love with him.

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Cider House Rules

1999 – Toby McGuire / Michael Caine: Toby McGuire, a mature server, plays an orphan who grows up in an under the tutelage of Michael Caine, a sage.

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Best In Show

2000 – Parker Posey / Catherine O’hara with ensemble cast: A brilliantly cast hilarious spoof on dog shows and the dogs’ owners.

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American Beauty

1999 – Annette Benning / Kevin Spacey: Everyone should see this flick. It is quirky, inspirational, funny, insightful, and powerfully acted.

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Bedazzled

2000 – Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley. A remake of the classic story about selling your soul to the devil for seven wishes all of which go afoul.

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A New José Stevens Article

Notes From Peru

Lena and I returned from Peru just a week ago, so these observations can best be described as preliminary and have yet to be integrated over the next weeks and months. Nevertheless I feel compelled to write about the journey because it has been so extraordinary, mysterious, and life changing.

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