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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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Think On These Things

Think on These Things By Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1964 Self-Knowledge comes when you observe yourself in a relationship with your situation, you teachers are all those around you. It comes when you observe the manner of another, his gestures, the way … 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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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Memory

May 14, 2015 Memory This week has been brought to you by the letter M for Memory. Memory was key both in the movie The Giver and in the movie Still Alice, both which I watched this week. The Giver … Continue reading

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Erotica

Erotica As a teenager I read romance books.  Johanna Lindsey and Connie Mason were some of my favorites.  For a long time my idea of sex was wrapped up in the fantasy world of romance authors.  A couple of times … Continue reading

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Reincarnation, Refocus and Reshaping Reality

February 26, 2009 Reincarnation, Refocus and Reshaping Reality. These are the themes that I wish to explore. It all comes back to the return! First, Lost continues to redefine itself. This season has been fast paced and filled with an … Continue reading

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Namaste

March 21, 2009 Namaste is a greeting used in yoga classes. Alice Vaughn-Goldman used it in her class and I used it in mine at Madison Adult Ed. It means, “I honor the place within you in which the entire … Continue reading

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A Certain Slant of Light

September 27, 2012 Slant of Light “A Certain Slant of Light—on winter afternoons—that oppresses like the weight—of cathedral tunes. Heavenly hurt it gives us—we can fine no scar—but internal difference—where the meanings are,” wrote Emily Dickinson. The poem talks of … Continue reading

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius tells Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Cassius is urging his friend into action, telling him that there … Continue reading

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