Monthly Archives: October 2011

Seeing

* The theme of the Fall issue of Parabola magazine is Seeing. The lead article is “Where’s the Temple, seeing beyond the foreground,” by Trebbe Johnson. A paragraph in her essay begins “there is a doorway into the world of … Continue reading

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Living in the question

This morning, like every morning my dog Buddy is out in the woods barking barking barking. There seems to me to be no real purpose to his morning routine. After 10 or 15 minutes of barking through the woods and … Continue reading

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Giving up hope

 waiting for the storm… In 2006 I took this photo as we ex pats were preparing for a typhoon. It hardly shows the lights of the ever present Merchant Marine ships on the Philippine Sea waiting to go anywhere in the Pacific region if … Continue reading

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Drinking from the source

 Today I’ve been going through my file cabinet full of papers that record 5 years of research and writing leading to my doctoral dissertation One Can Only See Clearly With the Heart: A Map of Living Openheartedly. I tell people … Continue reading

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Walking the labyrinth

Chartres design labyrinth, turf style maintained by mowing at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, Vashon Island. We walked this labyrinth within a “circle of sound.” It was a wonder-filled experience to walk  surrounded by old trees and the amazing harmonies of the singing … Continue reading

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