dancing in the still point on the spiral journey of life

Posts Tagged ‘change’

The Portals of Aging

  Recently I was asked to write both about my experience of being in my fifties and my menopausal experiences.  It’s difficult for me to write in my authentic voice about this.  My first reaction is to start doing research and then educate you, my dear reader.  If I approach the question academically, then it…

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  This existence of ours is as transient as autumn clouds. To watch the birth and death of beings is like looking at the movements of a dance. A lifetime is like a flash of lightening in the sky, Rushing by, like a torrent down a steep mountain.  ~ Buddha   I went to New…

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Honk It Through!

Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshipper, lover of living, it doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come even if you have broken your vow a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come. ~ Rumi   Rumi was a 13th century Muslim poet, theologian and mystic. I don’t know if you are…

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Today or 2500 years ago

This past week I started listening to Byron Katie’s book, A Thousand Names for Joy.  Stephen Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te Ching is a part of the text.  In the audio format, he reads a passage, then Byron Katie interprets each one.   Written 2500 years ago, the wisdom contained in the Tao is…

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