Balance

The Space Between

Some days I’m going along and I’m in that flow we all search for. Everything just clicks, synchronistic events occur to bring me exactly what I’ve asked for.  I feel so connected; like I’m...

A Different Perspective

I recently attended a work conference for web professionals and had the pleasure of meeting a blind man. He was there to educate people about web tools to enhance the user experience for the...

Moving Forward to My New Self

There is a saying when we are sick or going through an emotional time that we'll be back to our old selves in no time. I am learning now that what is really happening is...

A story about The Void and Manifestation

One day a woman woke up from her current state of awareness and realized that she was definitely doing her work in the world, but not in the way that she wanted. After a month...

Chakra Khan (aka Jill Leigh)

It’s a big name to live up to, I have to tell you!  It’s my favorite nickname of all time, and I’ve had a few.  Most of them made me squirrely under my skin. ...

Writing from Enlightened Consciousness: an Example

I came across an article this morning that summarized everything I've been trying to articulate about the connection between writing and enlightened consciousness. It's an excerpt from Andre Dubus III's memoir, TOWNIE. When he...

Running, Yoga and Dance for Peace

Running and yoga are what keep me most balanced physically and mentally, but a doin' a little dance once in awhile always lifts my spirit. We live in a fast-paced, high stress world and alcohol...

Anger, from the “JuBuSto” Perspective

  Psychologists and psychiatrists are familiar with intense, pathological anger in the context of several types of personality disorder; for example, patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder may exhibit so-called “humiliation rage” when their already fragile...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Twenty-One (Lorca)

  Federico García Lorca "Farewell" Translated by W. S. Merwin Here's a gorgeous little poem by Federico García Lorca. What hunger for life he conveys, even in death! And so much is said with just a few simple images. It's...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Eighteen (Harper)

Reuben, Reuben Michael S. Harper My selection this week is the powerful Michael S. Harper poem, "Reuben, Reuben," from the collection Images of Kin, which came out in 1977 and was nominated for a National Book Award.  It has...