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Open Letter to Barack Obama
Saturday, November 08, 2008      4 comments

Greetings all! Doin' a show with 9:00am-10:00pm hours! Stopping by long enough to express gratitude for the vision of Alice Walker and share her Open Letter: An Open Letter to Barack Obama Nov. 5, 2008 Dear Brother Obama, ... Read more
Bless those who curse you
Friday, October 24, 2008      4 comments

This scripture from the Bible has always echoed in my consciousness as a finger pointing toward the kind of love that marks a purifed consciousness. We begin within, each of us, with this immense practice. If it expands to nations, we ma... Read more
Accept Love
Monday, October 20, 2008      2 comments

This is why there are poets: Logos Why wonder about the loaves and the fishes? If you say the right words, the wine expands. If you say them with love and the felt ferocity of that love and the felt necessity of that love, t... Read more
First and Foremost is Meditation
Sunday, October 19, 2008      2 comments

How many teachers, in how many ways, how many times...have to tell me this, said so precisely on this particular occasion by one of my key teachers: "If you are determined to stick to what is really important in life, then from day to day y... Read more
Freedom from Compulsive Behavior
Thursday, October 16, 2008      1 comments

As usual, Sri Easwaran says it so well: "Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires." -– Lao Tzu "Detachment from likes and dislikes, habits and opinions, is not a sign of weakness. It is ... Read more
Sister Moon, My Witness
Wednesday, October 15, 2008      3 comments

I sit in deep reflection tonight...I have just returned from walking in the moon's light. It's beauty immersed me in my sadness and disappointment in myself. I spoke to Sister Moon; I begged and beseeched her to intercede with the goddess to g... Read more
Zeitgeist: the crisis of our social institutions
Sunday, October 12, 2008      1 comments

"It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted in a profoundly sick society." --Krisnamurti This is in stark contrast to my prior blog entry. Though difficult, this information is so important and extremely radical, but it needs to be co... Read more
A Study in Gratitudes
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      2 comments

As I said this morning to the thanksgiving community with whom I shared this...Rob Brezsny's piece SCREAMS to be shared...and shared...and shared. And I like it having a permanent residence in my *blog home:* GLORY IN THE HIGHEST Thou... Read more
We need the gift of starting over....
Tuesday, October 07, 2008      4 comments

How these gifted beings bring me joy and food for the soul and so much to contemplate beyond my mundane reality....Please listen with me now: Because We Spill Not Only Milk Because we spill not only milk Knocking it over with an elb... Read more
Are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?
Wednesday, October 01, 2008      3 comments

Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black Branches? Have you ever tried to enter the long black branches of other lives -- tried to imagine what the crisp fringes, full of honey, hanging from the branches of the young locu... Read more
How universal is gratefulness?
Sunday, September 28, 2008      5 comments

Sometimes I hunker down, mired in the more distressing mundane aspects of everyday reality, or the in-the-face awareness of the old age-sickness-death cycle...and where I am in said cycle, or my loneliness and feelings of isolation, etc., and th... Read more
Speaking of shame....
Saturday, September 27, 2008      0 comments

It's about 11:40pm and within the last hour I consumed an entire 4.15 oz. box of Ak-mak Crackers with peanut butter and jelly. AK! is right...sMAK me back into mindfulness, pl-EASE. I'm getting jittery because I'm still in the thoes of o... Read more
Ahhhhhhh...the Crack....
Friday, September 19, 2008      3 comments

God's joy moves from unmarked box to unmarked box, from cell to cell. As rainwater, down into flowerbed. As roses, up from ground. Now it looks like a plate of rice and fish, now a cliff covered with vines, now a horse being saddled. ... Read more
Becoming A Spiritual Revolutionary
Friday, September 19, 2008      2 comments

BECOMING A SPIRITUAL REVOLUTIONARY by Andrew Harvey, interviewed by Colleen O'Conner CO: Given the current economy and state of world affairs, many people feel they're undergoing some sort of dark night. ANDREW HARVEY: The entire wo... Read more
Liberate Your Imagination!
Thursday, September 18, 2008      1 comments

It is unnecessary for me to try to articulate things close to my heart and soul when others have done it so well for me! Rob Brezsny is one of those who is indubitably a kindred spirit. His work is nothing short of breathtakingly beautitful...... Read more

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