Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sometimes ~ Mary Oliver

1. Something came up out of the dark. It wasn’t anything I had ever seen before. It wasn’t an animal or a flower, unless it was both. Something came up out of the water, a head the size of a

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The Way It Is ~ William Stafford

There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold

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Choose Happiness

  A couple of happenings in the past fortnight have brought me some sobering thoughts; sobering but worthwhile.   First, two weeks ago a good friend of mine hung herself. It was an absolute shock to hear the news and

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Happiness ~ Jorge Luis Borges

(Art by Michael Divine) HAPPINESS Whoever embraces a woman is Adam. The woman is Eve. Everything happens for the first time. I saw something white in the sky. They tell me it is the moon, but what can I do

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It All Matters ~ Laura McBride

It all matters… That someone turns out the lamp, picks up the windblown wrapper, says hello to the invalid, pays at the unattended lot, listens to the repeated tale, folds the abandoned laundry, plays the game fairly, tells the story

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Reading From Rene Guenon ~ On Sankhya, Yoga and Vedanta

In his book Introduction to the Study of the Hindu Doctrines René Guénon lists six main darshanas or ”points of view” applicable within the Hindu doctrine. These are not competing or conflicting philosophical systems, as they are sometimes misunderstood to

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Hiding by David Whyte

  HIDING is a way of staying alive.   Hiding is a way of holding ourselves until we are ready to come into the light. Even hiding the truth from ourselves can be a way to come to what we

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