Things fall apart

My first thought, at hearing of the 18th school shooting in the United States since the beginning of 2018 was to sigh, Oh no, not again! But an eloquent and powerful piece of spoken poetry by IN-Q brought me to tears and past the political skirmishes, desperate to understand what…

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Tracing the thread

After reading the last article I posted (Art & Soul), a friend remarked, “This is very different from the things you’ve written before.” I was a bit taken aback. To me, the development of my thoughts and insights proceeds in a very logical, understandable way. But maybe not for everyone.…

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Not going anywhere

After neglecting my journal for more than six weeks because I no longer saw the value of doing the writing, I had an interesting dream I’m mentoring a young woman, but I have this feeling we’re going nowhere. So I “forget” to make a new appointment for about two months.…

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A peevish post

One of my pet peeves on social media these days is the continuous recycling of inspirational quotes, preferably accompanied by an evocative photo. They are almost always wise and beautiful words by wise and beautiful thinkers, poets, and philosophers. But I invariably read them with an impatient sigh. The fact…

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Connected

It may surprise some of you to hear me say this, but most people who present themselves as highly spiritual individuals push all my (wrong) buttons. When someone says to me, “Oh let me show you this great shielding method I learned from a Siberian shaman.” I quickly start looking…

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