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The only value in writing and reading lies in it’s ability to change us into beings who “experience the rapture of being alive.” In this we enter into the only relationship there is, that of self and the Mystery. We become the “I” in an “I and Thou” universe.
I invite you to remember that Mother Teresa, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Bobby Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Peace laureates of 2011, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakkul Karman, and others of their stature, claimed their sovereignty and did what they did for themselves. In doing so they fulfilled their promise of being. In this, the rest of us are changed. An invitation for the rest of us, yes?
Remember too, the written word is no substitute for your own genuine motion, connection and creative expression. I invite you to allow something in my writing to be such a prompt.
“May you know joy irrespective of circumstances.” ~ Bert Hellinger
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Although, or rather, because of being surrounded by the strong spirits of the gorgeous mountains of France’s Grand Massif region, I have been experiencing and releasing an unprecedented amount of grief in the last ten days. I am grateful for this undoing, its moments of seeming brutality notwithstanding. The dictionary on my phone defines arrogance, a [...]
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The great anthropologist Angeles Arrien reminds us that we Westerners conceptually frame, and experience change as loss. She used an example that most Americans could relate to. It went something to the effect: A friend asked another “I hear your viagra soft tabs relationship is changing?” The other, in a concerned voice, responded “Oh my [...]
“There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body…Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell…breathe into me…open the love window.” ~ Rumi My neighbor teaches environmental studies at the local university. Recently he lent me the book entitled Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed [...]
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An Idea Whose Time is – NOW: OCCUPYING ONESELF After over half a century of the New Age Movement what progress have we made, really? We have of course our political correctness, a “spiritual language,” our beliefs, and tightly held convictions and dogmas: our New Age fundamentalisms. We speak about helping humanity, changing or saving our [...]