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A letter from the NICU

Some of my first thoughts as a parent were about how I️ had failed you both. I️ didn’t protect you from this world long enough, and now your tiny little bodies would have to fight for survival. 526 more words


A letter from the past

Thomas Radwinter, the main character in my Radwinter series, is doing a little genealogical research and exploring his maternal line, the Magick family. He finds an unexpected communication from the past: 642 more words


On Ego

  1. Ego is a divine grant, allowing the direction and enfolding of consciousness back on itself
  2. As such, ego is the only known mechanism by which consciousness is capable of being directed out of enmeshment with the environment and into transcendence and unison with the divine…
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K1 [7.3.18]

“Prayers move at the speed of their intention and sincerity.”

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I wonder if sleep misses me too?

As I sit here, it’s nearly 2 a.m. and I’m up because not only do I have a newborn who needs to eat, I need to pump so I can build a stash of breast milk before I go back to work, and also we’re trying a new thing where we split the night so the other person can sleep. 452 more words


Well, That’s One Perspective

“Fantasy is the mechanism by which we attempt to suppress and avoid our emotions.”

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“I’m sad not just because the ocean reclaimed my sandcastle, but because it showed beyond a shadow of a doubt that it was a construct of hope and fantasy. 29 more words

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