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Failing the Self


There are always times that other people are hateful, rude or nasty to you. There are also times when other people blame you for their mistakes. I have had a temper since I was young and long ago made a decision about how I was going to approach my anger. I have tried to become the person who can respond to aggressive and hostile behaviors with calmness. I have become better at this. But this Read the rest of this entry

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Alright, so it’s my birthday. And that makes me 34. No promises on how the posting will go the next few days. I have no idea what the family has planned. I am at their mercy. Which may or may not leave time for writing… Read the rest of this entry

A Little History


Well, the new year has arrived and I’ve been thinking about the past. Not just 2014, but all the way back. I’ve decided to write a post reflecting some of these thoughts and memories, but I plan to focus mostly on the past year and the things that I’ve written in my blog. Read the rest of this entry

About!


Alrighty, so I’ve had the same About page since the beginning of this blog and it’s really a generic thing. Now that I have folded all my blogs into one place and have a solid sense of what I’m doing here, it seems like it’s time to revisit that About page. That being said, I invite you to take a look at the update. Below, I’m pasting the previous About page’s content so that I have it saved some where. Read the rest of this entry

Probably Me…


We all have that one eccentric relative who always says and does the strangest things. In your family, whoโ€™s that person, and what is it that earned him/her that reputation? Well, in my family, it’s probably me. Read the rest of this entry

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Dreaming
we whisper to the sky
hoping for the Divine
and transcendance
we long for that which we cannot hold
and our arms ache
in the grasping
of everything that we cannot keep

Now


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Return thee to the Earth and know the eternal joy of Now. Take pleasure with in the flower’s scent and the coolness of the waters. From these simple things, you will know the Greater Divine.

The World


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If you but reach for it, you can hold all the world with in the palm of your hand. Not in the grabbing of power or things, but in the letting go of things that do not matter to make room for the essential self which is already all the world with in.

Time Has Made Me a Liar


What I wouldnโ€™t give for clarity

Yet am so afraid to truly know

And to really remember Read the rest of this entry

Mirrors


You are my mirror

I look at you and see

all that I am and am not Read the rest of this entry

Mistakes & Adventures

What I've always wanted

BioethicsBytes

Multimedia resources for teaching bioethics

Rediskot

Art shenanigans of Xenia Bougaevsky

Crochet Thread

A Modern Interpretation of Vintage Crochet by Ann Reillet Featuring Many Original Designs

Elzeblaadje

Crafting with hook, needle and yarn

Son's Popkes

Crochet animal patterns designed by Sonja van der Wijk