Nonfiction Featured Artist: Thomas Edward Lange

Denial

“Psychologists and Psychiatrists and New Age Dr. Phil in-your-facers have a lot to say about denial. I don’t think they quite go deep enough, or maybe they just haven’t really had to. For myself, it is a constant struggle to understand what I’m doing and why and when denial is existing as more than just a river in Egypt.

In times of crisis my mind and body disconnect from each other. Or maybe just mind and lower functions like instinct or basic urges. My reasoning retreats almost entirely while my body steps forward under the direction of some animal intelligence no doubt attributed to ancient learned behavior.”  Continue reading…

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