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Where is Your Emphasis?

In Mel Brooks’s comic classic movie, Young Frankenstein, the mad doctor’s unattractive, deformed assistant, Igor (EE-gor) insists that his name is pronounced “EYE-gor”. I see this as an illustration of what happens when my own ego becomes twistedly insistent on … Continue reading

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Good for Nothing

The cartoons I watched as a little girl sometimes illustrated the struggle with temptation by using a tiny angel or an imp sitting on the character’s shoulder urging him on to goodness or mischief. I’ve never had that particular experience, … Continue reading

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