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Tarot # 61 : XIII Death, the dance of interruption and transformation

The Universe is Change; every Change is the effect of an Act of Love; all Acts of Love contain pure joy.  Die daily. Death is the apex of one curve of the snake Life: behold all opposites as necessary complements, … Continue reading

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From The Safety of the Diner

I used to go to Bob’s Big Boy restaurant just about every day from the mid-seventies until the early eighties. I’d have a milk shake and sit and think. There’s safety in thinking in a diner. You can have your … Continue reading

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My Mind is Up to Something Again

This was a dream I had a few nights ago. I was teaching a college class in sociology that included arcane symbols and complex mathematical formulas. I did not understand the material, how the tests were generated, or the schedule … Continue reading

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Make Your Maps as You Go

How to Discover Your Own New Worlds Step 1: Lose the Way The first step . . . shall be to lose the way.– Galway Kinnell It’s important to forget what you are doing–then a work of art may happen. … Continue reading

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Franz Kafka’s Diary

Franz Kafka wrote in his diary: October 19, 1921: Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate– he has little success in … Continue reading

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