totally un-understandable

Posted by on Apr 16, 2011 in Books, The Dancing Wu Li Masters | No Comments

I thought it was Werner Heisenberg who didn’t like what he saw. Turns out it was Max Planck. Those pesky 20th century physicists who changed our fundamental conception of the universe. One became so uncomfortably uncertain and one became so comfortable with ultimate uncertainty. Yin and yang indeed. Where to begin? The pages of my ...

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i sing a song of saint e. e.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2011 in 95 Poems, Books, E.E. Cummings, Poetry | No Comments

How did this man enter my life? How did his poetry spill into my life so completely? He’s been in my bed so many times… and I can’t even remember where I first met him?!? I can remember when poetry itself decided to explode into my life. Fourteen years ago and newly in Austin, Texas, ...

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truly more better

Things that are Relevant… Generosity Kindness Warmth Laughter Gratitude Graciousness/Grace Balance Beauty Six years ago, I scribbled that list. Then, from the word Beauty I drew a squiggly line down the page to the title of a second list, Things that are more Complex… Honesty Health Freedom Truth!! Not one, but two exclamation points. Truth ...

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forgiveness or death

Posted by on Nov 12, 2010 in Books | No Comments

I googled forgiveness. I really needed to. Forty and just now arrived at the implosive conclusion that I had to get divorced, I was at an emotional precipice in 2004. With two beloved daughters, only five and not quite eight years old, I could clearly see how far we all could fall if I didn’t ...

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noooo way

The Hindu, the Buddhist, and the Christian were all sitting together. They were taking questions now. There was a big pause. I had not intended to cause discomfort. I had actually hoped for a different answer. The Christian, a Methodist minister with a warm and quiet demeanor, had spoken gently about God as Love and about how we ...

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