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The Masked Angel of No (a Work in Progress)

The other day I was at the grocery store getting a few groceries after teaching a flamenco class. I hadn’t eaten much earlier in the day and consequently I was quite hungry. I’d also received a bit of disappointing news … Continue reading

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Egyptian Grace

Self-knowledge is a reductive process. Discovery of what one is not allows one to sit more loosely in the essential emptiness of what is. Like the distillation of essential oils, the vehicle of the plant matter is removed to reveal … Continue reading

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Alighting

I have been waiting to land at some place of completion that would give me the language to speak what needs to be spoken. The wait has become foolish, a trick of the old paradigm mind, which is being sloughed … Continue reading

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No Thoughts on Work and Soul Food

The Great Work is not social work. It is not artistic creation, much to the chagrin of my artistic self. It is not what I once thought it was. In fact it’s not anything I can think. Anything I can … Continue reading

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Sick of Scripture

When I tell people details of my memory recovery, there tends to be mouth opening, aghast, or a glaze over that stops further communication. I have received confirmation that has been helpful, because otherwise it could be crazy making. At … Continue reading

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Movement Into Heart Intelligence

In discussing an upcoming Journey show, I was reminded that there is a distinction between what I am calling heart intelligence and emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is applicable to the life of the machine. Having a wide emotional palette might … Continue reading

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Away From Hollywood

In this western culture there are strong stereotypical impressions of artists, actors, dancers, and musicians who live the life. The starving artist, the drug and/or angst ridden genius, the temperamental A type creator whose displays of alpha chest thumping are … Continue reading

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