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A Short Lived Run

…for all who take the sword will perish by the sword.  Matthew 26:47-56  As a senior, I fenced in college. Although I was quite late to the sport the coach of the fencing class saw talent and asked me to try out for the team. 164 more words


Missives from the Mat #12 -- Trapped and Released

Who knows why anyone does anything.

I chose to pursue yoga because I knew that I needed centering, healing and quiet.

I was a recent first-time mother, my world was turned upside-down and I had an anger simmering in me that I didn’t understand. 2,624 more words


John 5:40 But you do not want to come to me to have life.[1]

Let’s be realistic.  Following Jesus is no walk in the park,…it is accepting the worst that the world has to give, taking it unto myself, and stumbling up the path, the Way, to Calvary, following Jesus.  688 more words


Don’t be a Change Thug, Please

Don’t be a Change Thug, Please

Change Thugs. They mean well. They’re knowledgeable, experienced, bold. And they’re like bulls in a china shop. They put up some new signage, break a bunch of plates and then leave, touting all the good work they’ve done. 826 more words


Agenda: Awakening! and the Quest for a Life Worth Living

The 21st century will see the end of civilisation as we know it.

There was a time when I would have hedged a sentence like that and used words like perhaps or maybe, but not now. 1,696 more words


The Rolling Stones, Betty Windsor, Me and the focused arrogance of the highly creative

I often look at myself and Keith Richards and think, ‘There but for the grace of a few hundred million bucks go I’.

To be fair, neither of us has the sort of face that would launch a thousand ships, but at least Keef’s dial, which resembles a dirt road that has been badly rutted by cart wheels, has in no way held him back. 494 more words

Reading And Writing

Control and the Ego Self

Last week I didn’t work out, at all. Why oh why did I choose my birthday week to not work out? Well, part of the reason was because I was ‘training’ consistently for over three months and I heard that it’s good to give your body some rest.   1,184 more words