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Lame Deer Seeker of Visions

Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes 1972 For us Indians everything has a deeper meaning. Whatever we do is somehow connected to our religion. Indian children are never alone. They are always surrounded by … Continue reading

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In The Company of Rilke

In the Company of Rilke: Why A 20th Century Visionary Poet So Eloquently to 21st Century Readers  By Stephanie Dowrick Thomas Merton says, “Rilke is a poet. Is that a small thing?” It is a Rhetorical Question. It is no … Continue reading

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A Band With Heart

A Band With Heart Heart had been around a long time—some 18 years—before I really took notice of them. Their song All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You was a huge hit in 1990 and it made its … Continue reading

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Pornified

January 2007 Porn and Pink Floyd!  This week I’ve been contemplating the effect of porn on society and my life.  The book Pornified by Pamela Paul prompted my pondering on porn.  I also began writing Unzipped.  I decide that Pink … Continue reading

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The Zen of Oz

The Zen of Oz The Zen of Oz: Spiritual Lessons from Over the Rainbow by Joey Green came out in 1998.  Green asks could Dorothy be trying to convey the idea that Oz is a state of mind or a … Continue reading

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After Ecstasy, The Laundry

After Ecstasy, The Laundry After Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path was written by Jack Kornfield and it came out in 2000.  Drawing on the experiences and insights of leaders and practitioners within the … Continue reading

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