Monthly Archives: June 2011

Whole, Human, Healing

The process right now seems to be one of reclaiming all those ever-so-human parts of myself that Art of Living subtly urged me to deny, purge, or breathe away. Most prominent in the last couple of weeks, once the morbidity … Continue reading

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When It Gets Worse

“Of comfort no man speak. Let’s talk of graves, of worms and epitaphs; Make dust our paper and with rainy eyes Write sorrow  on the bosom of the earth.” Richard II (III.ii.144-7) My thoughts get darker. I dwell on death, … Continue reading

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Scenes from Hamlet

Most people who take the AoL course learn some “knowledge points” which are a mix of common sense and over-generalization, do some hyperventilating, make long and embarrassing eye contact with a stranger or two and then go their merry way … Continue reading

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(Our Good Doctor told me I ought to share this on the front page. Some musings from the last comment thread. Doctor’s orders.) My mother has told me stories of when she was in her guru group, how she and … Continue reading

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