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610. Angola Anthem

“1970’s Remedies found Dr. John in full-on Night Tripper mode, particularly on side long Angola Anthem, which someone once told me was pure evil. To which I now say, nah, but it is about an evil place, … 84 more words

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The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 15

We were breathing the same air.

Another way I experienced the gate of heaven opening this week was in the discovery of our human interconnectedness through breathing the same air. 434 more words

Contemplative Wisdom

The Gate of Heaven is Everywhere! Episode 14

I was in prison today with 25 men and one woman, at Angola to be exact. All around Louisiana there are mothers crying because the sons they raised made a terrible decision in their youth and landed in Angola for the rest of their lives. 595 more words

Contemplative Wisdom

"Okay, I guess I will let you lick me on the neck."

That’s what Rocky the dog said to Fury the cat. And he continued: “It feels like compassion, and I could use some compassion about now.” In this way two pets became my teachers. 1,190 more words

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