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Happy birthday to me!
Monday, February 23, 2009      7 comments

I awakened on this quiet late winter morning, beginning this day sitting and doing some pranayama. I promised myself yesterday that I would be gentle and kind to myself today as my special offering to me. Two special gifts I'm offering mys... Read more
...improbably beautiful & afraid of nothing....
Friday, February 20, 2009      4 comments

Starlings in Winter Chunky and noisy, but with stars in their black feathers, they spring from the telephone wire and instantly they are acrobats in the freezing wind. And now, in the theater of air, they swing over build... Read more
Though words fail me, poetry embraces....
Monday, February 16, 2009      4 comments

It's clear I'm at one of the MANY crossroads in my life of traversing the planet for almost 67 years. It's scary and confusing and difficult...and joyful and mysterious and exciting. So many things are in the balance, including my future in Ec... Read more
Poetry that speaks to my dilemma...and my soul!
Monday, February 02, 2009      6 comments

David Whyte is a comrade and kindred spirit on the path to consciousness and SOMETIMES he speaks directly to my heart. I had some openings during my month on Maui and Kauai...that my increased feelings of lack of self-worth can be remedie... Read more
The last enemy!
Saturday, December 27, 2008      2 comments

It's all about priorities! And it's so easy for me to get "off track" in this world of constant distraction, distortion, delusion, delerium, daring, ad infinitum.... The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. -– I Corinthians ... Read more
Killing me with delight....
Friday, December 26, 2008      4 comments

I can choose DELIGHT! MINDFUL Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of light. It was what I was born for –- to look, to list... Read more
"Woof Woof, wanna play!?!"
Wednesday, December 24, 2008      3 comments

As I continue the ever-unfolding journey from darkness to light, this treatise on where we're at in our collective history and where we may go spoke directly and deeply to me, and screamed to be shared with kindred spirits far-and-near: SOL... Read more part a curtain....
Saturday, December 20, 2008      6 comments

My continuing passion is to part a curtain, that invisible veil of indifference that falls between us and that blinds us to each other's presence, each other's wonder, each other's human plight. -- Eudora Welty, 1909-2001 (Pulitzer Prize wi... Read more
Time OUT, Move IN
Friday, December 19, 2008      5 comments

I've finished the sweater season, adding several thousand miles to the 2001 long bed cargo van that has served me so well since I bought it new at the end of 2000. It has 150,000 miles on it, and I only used it each year for the approximate fou... Read more
Selfless vs. Selfish
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      4 comments

After 11 years with the project, I finished the last leg of the last shows trip for www.SweatersOverTheRainb on December 9. During this period between the first of October and mid-December, I traveled serially with two... Read more
There is no going back
Friday, December 05, 2008      1 comments

No, no, there is no going back. Less and less you are that possibility you were. More and more you have become those lives and deaths that have belonged to you. You have become a sort of grave containing much that was and is no m... Read more
The Iroquois Thanksgiving Address
Thursday, November 20, 2008      1 comments

"Ohenton Kariwahtekwen" Greetings to the Natural World The People Today we have gathered and we see that the cycles of life continue. We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. S... Read more
The 2004 "God Factor" Interview with Barack Obama
Saturday, November 15, 2008      1 comments

Editor's Note: On Saturday, March 27, 2004, when I was the religion reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times, I met State Sen. Barack Obama at Café Baci, a small coffee joint in Chicago, to interview him exclusively about his spirituality. Our conver... Read more
YES WE DID, by Marianne Williamson
Friday, November 14, 2008      1 comments

YES WE DID By Marianne Williamson America has had a non-violent revolution. As long as there are historians writing about the United States, this moment of fundamental re-alignment of our national purpose will be remembered, pored-ov... Read more
Interpretive version of Matthew 6:6
Thursday, November 13, 2008      1 comments

Lay Yourself Open When you want to lay yourself open for the divine, like a snare that is hollowed out to its depth, like a canopy that projects a shadow from the divine heat and light into your soul, then go into your inner place... Read more

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