About David Sotelo

i am a free thinking progressively minded writer. I have always questioned everything and never been regretful that I did. I believe in science over religion, and the felt music of life over all and in all. I practice techniques in a process I call optimistic integration, and I am a great admirer of Arthur Janov and his work. I was born on the 26th of May in 1953 and have two children I dearly love.

Capitalism: No love affair, but the better answer must begin within our hearts.

This was written to a new friend of mine, another minister in the same church as myself.  He had expressed his disfavor with capitalism. Dear pal,  you are so correct, about European countries being so much better for the citizenry. … Continue reading

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Beyond 50, now we gaze into the horizon of human destiny.

Beyond fifty years of age we find things changing.  Spirituality calls to us as we peer soberly into our limited time on earth.  Our joys cannot be selfish or we perish in despair and regret.  We must lift our eyes … Continue reading

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The Music of the Spirit

The music of the wholesome loving message of the Holy Spirit is just outside our normal hearing. Listen… It will move you and take your breath away, the love it speaks cannot be uttered. Rev. David Mitchel Stow

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Primal therapy and religion

This post is here as courtesy to a link in http://theprimalmind.com/ it is a duplicate of Primal Therapy: A comment here on this same blog and can also be found at the site http:optimisticintegration.com I responded recently to something Arthur … Continue reading

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Primal Therapy: a comment

I responded recently to something Arthur Janov had posted on face book and I thought my response was clear enough that I would share it with you here. It concerns Primal Therapy and some other views expressed about religion and … Continue reading

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Fundamentalism? Right or Wrong? Online Debate

Enough already!  Slavery was in place long after it should have been because the Bible authorized it and condoned it even through the New Testament. Those wanting “scripture and verse” for that can easily find it with any good concordance. … Continue reading

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Primal Therapy: A letter to Art concerning health care and a feeling revolution.

Thank you Art for your gift of Janovian Primal Therapy, Some of us are very unreal out here but even so, we pick up when someone cares, and when they endorse caring. You mentioned the time and I would add … Continue reading

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Primal Therapy, a letter to the master surgeon.

Dear Art, I was wrong. Comfort can’t heal primal pain.  It can’t heal pain, not the kind that threatened our very survival.  It can only artificially soothe us.  That is what religion does.  That is why no one ever really … Continue reading

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When the Spirit Speaks

When the love is so great that you feel willing to be hurt or die for someone and you are close to tears and the heart speaks love and hope to those feeling unloved and hopeless, when the Spirit like … Continue reading

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