Category Archives: thinking in words

Each a Crowded Vessel Drifting Alone into the Unknown

“Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occurred to you that you don’t go on forever. Must have been shattering. Stamped into one’s memory. … Continue reading

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Say Yes to a World of Possibility

Fear is the Divider, Fear is the Death of Creative Problem Solving, Fear is the No to the World’s Yes   Spiritual Practice For Releasing Fear Breathing in,   I rest in my courage. Breathing out, I release fear. Breathing in,  … Continue reading

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A Possible Solution to the Present Situation Facing Global Humanity

I propose an interdependent web of detached compassion to counter the material construction of capitalistic delusions of progress, or hell on earth for more than half of the earth’s human population. But, as always, logistics and application are difficult to … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change are Rising

  “We have reached a crossroads, we have emerged from what we assumed was normality, things have suddenly overturned. One of our main tasks now—especially those of us who are not sick, are not frontline workers, and are not dealing … Continue reading

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Have a Little Talk With Fear

Pema Chödrön: A Story about Fear Once there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggressive; it was scary; it seemed unfriendly. But … Continue reading

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