I have no time to comment on this passage which I love so and comprises an important part of my daily philosophy of life. So I will simply leave it with you, hoping that Whitman speaks to you in that place that touches your soul as well!
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In reading and celebrating the poetry and prose of SparkFriends recently -- including that of Azimat and Usha, Sandra and Gina, among others -- I'm reminded that it has been a long time since I've penned either prose or poetry. I say it's becau... Read more
Many of you know I am back in university, this time pursuing a degree in Spanish. I'm sure I have a "corazon latino," because I'm so deeply drawn to Hispanic culture and people.
Octavio Paz was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat, and t... Read more
I classify Rob Brezsny as a "crazy wisdom teacher," a Tibetan Buddhist term. Perhaps you'll have a better understanding of why I call him that if you listen to his "Prayer for Us."
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Though I'm enmeshed in study for the next few days, certain concerns have gripped me....which has resulted in having difficulty finding the "juice" I need to stay focused (not only with study, but with self-care issues in general). I often find... Read more
Perhaps a more *productive* use of this space would be to share the thoughts of my journey to body-mind-spirit wellness, with ideas about the various skills I can develop and make use of to facilitate that.
But I often need to step back f... Read more
The linguistics class is haunting me: I'm seemingly locked into this conceptual linguistics loop of before-before...or, in this case the night-before-my-birthday-eve --
It was such a beautiful gathering of Anam Cara, soul friends, that hea... Read more