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Intersections

Intersections

Walking the narrow edges of fractal pathways requires an ethics of compassion, footsteps chosen or constructed with kindness and care.  Yet I am frustrated in all directions, still scenting the air for those elusive golden threads, the sweet spots of thriving that are at once so fragile and strong. I cannot help but believe in them, although I trip over them so seldom now. I wonder how I can sometimes be so discouraged by contexts that show little tolerance of…

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Rescued Again by Flannery O’Connor’s Prose Poetry

Rescued Again by Flannery O’Connor’s Prose Poetry

Some prose is really poetry, isn’t it? “Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to never was there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it. Where is there a place for you to be? No place. Nothing outside you can give you any place, he said. You needn’t look at the sky because it’s not going to open up and show no place behind it. You needn’t to…

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Negativity Storm not to be taken seriously

Negativity Storm not to be taken seriously

And this is why I won’t be taking Chantix again… The combination of nicotine withdrawal, chantix prescription medication, and the increased attention I’m spending to my own state of consciousness is all creating very strange thought-storms. I know that all of this will pass, and I know not to believe any of it or even to take it that seriously. This is where training in observing your own thoughts and emotions is very helpful. Yes – I’m bracketing for my…

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