Category Archives: paying attention

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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How to Face an Uncertain Future

In sorrow, pretend to be fearless. In happiness, tremble. ― Jane Hirshfield “Even in the darkest of times we have the right to expect some illumination, and that such illumination may come less from theories and concepts than from the uncertain, … Continue reading

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Just Before Dawn 2 weeks Ago

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All About That Action

This movie has more truth per frame than most American’s will feel comfortable with, the truth and reality of our nation’s brutal use of oppression and violence delivered beast mode style. If you watch it with an open mind you … Continue reading

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From This Threshold, Take a Little Step

Whoever you are: some evening take a step out of your house, which you know so well. Enormous space is near, your house lies where it begins, whoever you are… The world is immense… Rainer Maria Rilke   Leonora Carrington, … Continue reading

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No Dress Rehearsal

    The head of the year The moon is dark tonight, a new moon for a new year. It is hollow and hungers to be full. It is the black zero of beginning. Now you must void yourself of … Continue reading

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Silence and Words

Nothing happens. Nobody comes, nobody goes. It’s awful. So all things limp together for the only possible. In the immense confusion one thing alone is clear. I forgive nobody. Nothing to do but stretch out comfortably on the rack, in … Continue reading

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