I’ve tried to start a blog for couple of years now. I have had few different projects, but they have died before even really starting.
There is so much on my mind right now. I had to get them out somewhere. I don’t see that I could tell these things to anyone, so I will now do it anonymously (or sort of). I don’t expect anyone to read these blog entries, but I think the most important thing for me is to get them out of my mind.
In the upcoming months I will be writing about these things, but this blog will probably turn into an overall rant-pathos-style blog where I will be talking about everything that is wrong with this world in my opinion. Arguments are great, so if you have any different opinions on the subjects I’m talking about, feel free to add questions/comments on the “Ask me”-page. I’ll answer them. But please be kind. I understand that there are different opinions on things and so should you.
The first real blog entry will be up shortly.
For the past 10 years I’ve been excited about Osteopathy. Invariably, when I share this love, people ask me “What is Osteopathy…?” I’m going to start this blog off with a definition that I just learned in my first month of graduate school at the Canadian College of Osteopathy.
Typically, you’ll hear Osteopathy translated as coming from the Greek osteo for bone, and pathy for disease. But this does little to describe what an Osteopath does. It turns out that in ancient Greek these words had a much fuller meaning. A.T. Still, the founder of Osteopathy, was also a scholar of ancient Greek and so to him the words would have meant:
- OSTEO - structure or the structure of life
- PATHOS - suffering or deepest need
Osteopathy then is a science that addresses suffering or deepest need of the structure of life. Ahh, this is a much for satisfying definition. And while it still doesn’t make for an easy elevator answer, it may convey a little better to you why I’m so excited about it.