Monthly Archives: April 2008

Confessions of a Therapist Even a professional therapist can be deluded.  Yes, I am embarrassed to say, I am talking about myself.  One of the most notorious delusions goes something like this:  “I have done all my work on my … Continue reading

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Horoscope Worth its Weight

Take your creative energy and turn it into something useful. Your dreams will fade unless they are grounded with direct action; dedication and focus can transform fantasies into reality. This will require discipline and sweat, but it can surely be worth … Continue reading

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Letter from the Cosmos: The Great Dive

“Yours is a species of great beauty and terrible heart ache. Yours is a living being that is born forgetful of who you are, trying so hard to spend your brief life trying to simply remember who you are and … Continue reading

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Tides The fates are funny. They play games with us. Lead us into lands we barely know and then vanish taking the map with them when they leave. Love is funny that way too. Beckoning us to close our eyes … Continue reading

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Mom and I had this picture taken in July of 2007 while traveling in Scotland.  Today I hardly recognize her really.  Vibrancy all but eradicated and physical stamina non-existent.  What remains is a smile that defines her and always has.  … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: April 21, 2008

Why is everyone here so happy except me?” “Because they have learned to see goodness and beauty everywhere,” said the Master. “Why don’t I see goodness and beauty everywhere?” “Because you cannot see outside of you what you fail to … Continue reading

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Letter From the Cosmos: Take it to Heart

“The heart is a complex subject because you humans have made myths and stories about the heart that are not really in keeping with the truth of how the heart functions or its importance.  From a physiological point of view … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: April 14, 08

“When we slip into heart-less watching…the abundance of our life seems to vanish.  When we dare to show up and be fully present…grace and wonder and mystery start to appear, even in the midst of pain.” Mark Nepo

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Becoming and Okie: Lesson 6

   I am living in the Bible Belt.  It’s not simply that Oklahoma is a religious state or maybe even more rabidly religious than other places but the kind of religion going on here is new and different for me.  … Continue reading

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My Mother and Me

We are laughing.  It is amazing how much we giggle.  Silly things like my mother getting stuck in trying to pull her sweater over her head and her hair, I so carefully style every morning, standing on end, making her look like a … Continue reading

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