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Physical Culture: The Braselly Sisters

“So you think that you’re a failure, do you? Well, you probably are. What’s wrong with that? In the first place, if you’ve any sense at all you must have learned by now that we pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats. 48 more words

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Skinny Legs, in All

I own four different Tom Robbins books but have only read one, Skinny Legs and All. Amanda found it one day while working at the library. 2,269 more words

Life

Free As A Cow

So you think that you’re a failure, do you? Well, you probably are. What’s wrong with that? In the first place, if you’ve any sense at all you must have learned by now that we pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats.

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Balancing our social responsibilities with prayer and contemplation

Well, I believe life is a Zen koan, that is, an unsolvable riddle. But the contemplation of that riddle – even though it cannot be solved – is, in itself, transformative.

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The Quiet Center

The Quiet Center

by John C. Lilly, M.D.
& Philip Hansen Bailey Lilly (2003)

Having spent a few hours in isolation tanks back in the ’80s, I felt it was finally time to look into their chief promoter, John Lilly. 175 more words

"A Punch in the Gut" from Tom Robbins

My religious background has given me an appreciation for the “prophetic function” in which “outliers” in a culture have the gift of seeing what others cannot see and being so brazen as to announce it.  293 more words

Mindfulness