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- Taking & Letting Go
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Category Archives: better thinking
Hoo boy, it's been a long, tough day and I am, I think, unable to grasp hold of any really great ideas to write about. (Yes, I have a list…but as we both know, the hard part isn't having one, … Continue reading
Your body (from which your mind is not separate) is a temple — literally, a "house of god". Whatever "god" is — consciousness, life, energy, awareness, everything — your body is where it lives, and from whence it emanates into … Continue reading
I had some really interesting conversations about writing yesterday, so I thought I'd use today's post to collect some of the ideas that came out of it, as well as some that I've just had kicking around for a while … Continue reading
…And nope, I'm not referring to oral sex. CW: Living in a puritanicalish society, this is one of the cool Life Truths I don't get to discuss very often, but screw it (heh), I'm here and I've gotta post something … Continue reading
The "Middle Way". The in-between spaces. The liminal, numinous, and unexplored. The dark depths and unimaginable distances. Binah, the third-eye chakra. The fuzzy, the uncertain, the places where there is no choice but to embrace our own ignorance. This is … Continue reading
Day one of Blogpostvember. As anybody knows who's tried to build a new habit, sleep or otherwise, Day One is actually the easiest. You've got all the momentum you built up thinking about the thing*, so you aren't having to … Continue reading
I am a horror fan: i.e. I see value in being scared. Occasionally I enjoy it, but for me it's not about enjoyment; it's about poking and becoming more consciously aware of what fear is for me, how it drives … Continue reading
So I started being more careful about writing in a list when I had ideas that might make good blog-posts — the list is titled "Things I Care About", because, well, obviously that makes both the best and the most … Continue reading
Today I realized that part of my problem with saying (/publishing) things may be that I have so much to say. I have so much to say that, consistently, I either can't start or can't finish. I craft some sentences, … Continue reading
Dear expensive private prisons, how about we take away the drug addicts BUT we give you millions of previously-unprosecuted sex-offenders?
Yes yes, the title is a bad joke. I'm in a bad-joke mood right now, and I've written this post six times and am officially giving up and posting it, because ugh. This is about a simple truth: Right answers … Continue reading