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What follows is (Part 2 of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl, written back when I was working my first of two internships for my master’s degree. 794 more words


Extend Love From a Tender, Openhearted Space

In this time of growing fear and anxiety about the future, about the unknown, about strangers, tap into that tender openhearted space within and extend love… 187 more words

Journey To Openheartedness

Shaping Our Experiences Through the Stories We Tell

We are shaped by our experiences and, more importantly, by the stories we tell that help us make sense of our experiences. We can tell the story about how worn down we are and how awful it is or we can focus on the… 104 more words

Hosting Self

Mansfield Park (1999): English Innocence.

What is it that gives me such hope about British films? After watching endless protracted dramas and crime films made in US, one becomes jaded, almost immune to blood and guts, torture and the deviousness of the worldly mind. 805 more words

True Nature

An Audience with the Master III: Valid Lit

A kiss shared between spiritual equals blends their spirits together in such a way that they do become one, an indestructible union of two spirits sharing the same destiny, and this is the kiss that unknowingly so many of us spend our lives looking for and rarely find. 733 more words

Inspired Moments

7 Pyrenean Moments from'Veil.'

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As winter progressed, the deep valleys were snowed in, so our island trips came to an end. We brought in our last load of firelighters-huge pinecones as large as children’s heads from… 646 more words


On Princesses and the Unreality of Realism

For this year’s New Year’s Eve movie marathon, we watched Star Wars, the original three movies (on VHS, no less. Yup, we still have a VCR). 650 more words

Fairy Tales