Transformation

Birthday, April 14, 2010

An image has come unbidden into my consciousness this week, and I've finally figured out why. I keep seeing Gale's steel-blue eyes smiling at me from above a pristine white surgical mask. He is...

Worry

My therapist asked me recently when the last time was I felt good in my body. I told her about being a slightly overweight, awkward 13-year-old, in a new neighborhood, worried that I wouldn't...

Stuck at the Beginning

I have been feeling "stuck", the past few days. After my recent life-changing travels through India, most of which I spent volunteering in the Tibetan exile community of McleodGanjhttp://www.squidoo.com/mcleodganj-india ,I came back to the USA...

Secular

(a Journey) I do not make light of the heaviness which dwells in my heart. And I think to my chi, “perhaps if I empty my insides, it will all fall out too.” she tells me what I know...

Dear Mark (a letter to a prisoner and friend on ego and humility

Dear Mark, Gregg and I were discussing ego today, and among other things, the number of people who fight so hard to preserve it, which is, in actuality nearly everyone, at least in this culture. And...