Category Archives: developing relationships

Maybe We Should Have Another Focus?

There were none of those thousand sources of irritation that the ingenuity of civilized man has created to mar his own felicity. There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no bills payable, no debts of honour in Typee; … Continue reading

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Together, We Make the World We Live In

An honorable human relationship — that is, one in which two people have the right to use the word “love” — is a process, delicate, violent, often terrifying to both persons involved, a process of refining the truths they can … Continue reading

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Empathy Breeds Survival

Mary Cassatt, the child’s bath      

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Rachel Carson: The Beauties and Mysteries of the Earth

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.?–? It is a curious situation that the sea, from…

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Palabras/Words: Poems in Spanish Translated to English #2

By Cesar Vallejo Translated by James Wright and Robert Bly

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Tarot #70: Oppression, burdening or imprisonment willfully enforced upon body, mind or spirit.

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things are the forerunners of pleasure. –Rumi Sometimes oppression comes from without when some people seek abusive power over others on any scale from a 2 person relationship to a dictatorial regime … Continue reading

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Tarot #68: Satiety/perfected success, fellowship and shared light and care.

Among the worlds shattered and weather gnawed rubble, there is a place inside that contains a perfect peace and satisfaction and contentment which can be radiated outward to form a a protective space around more than one, but this is … Continue reading

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