Monthly Archives: March 2012

Celebrate each knot

“What we describe as ‘our life’ is not the sum total of what has passed through our hands but what has passed through our minds.”–Stephen Levine, A Year to Live Fingering the knots It can be a struggle, this being … Continue reading

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Why Pick Fights?

Someone once asked Henry David Thoreau if he had made his peace with God, to which he responded, “I did not know we had ever quarreled.” This great quote was shared by Rev. Andy Burnette, the Unitarian Universalist minister from … Continue reading

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How to Die from the Common Cold

“Die before you die.” The great Islamic saint and mystic of the 8th century, Rabia of Basra, quotes the Prophet Muhammad in one of her exquisite poems. She ends her poem like this: I was born when all I once … Continue reading

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Bipolar musical tendancies? Could be a sign of spiritual uncertainty.

I am a Hardcore Techno junkie. Give me a high bpm mixed with provocative samples, and an occasional haunting, symphonic melody thrown in for good measure and I am instantly elevated. Here, take a listen. On the other hand, if … Continue reading

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