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for: ‘June, 2009’

A Punch of Color

Okay, so I trotted up to the cities yesterday to find some cool, funky fabric for summer dresses for Liliana and aprons for the two of us. I’m set.  Now all I need to do is go to Chicago this weekend, get my talk done, a panel moderated, and I’m good to go.  Oh, except […]

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Moving Out Into the Debris

I’ve been out-of-my-mind exhausted the past several days, and yet I wake up at four every morning, my mind churning, my body tossing. All it means is that I’m stressing when I shouldn’t be…and oh yeah, I should probably “up” my workouts.  That always makes me sleep. I discovered a wonderful quote today that reminded […]

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A Genesis Comic Book (For Adults Only!)

The Book of Genesis by R. Crumb came across my desk this week.  Who knew?  R. Crumb illustrates the whole of Genesis, using the unabridged words of the Bible. I’d give you more pictorial examples; however, I’m not sure who in my audience will be offended at seeing nudity, so I’ll hold off.  [I’m showing […]

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The Work

Yesterday in the comments I mentioned that part of feeling compassion (and I would add to that–forgiveness and love and peace) stems from your ability to change your perspective on things.  With any therapist I’ve ever been to, the first two questions I’ve always asked (because of the tremendous pain I’ve felt over the years) […]

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Last night, I had to trek up to the cities for a get-together with people from the film/screenwriting community, and on my way up, I listened to the latest podcast of MPR’s Speaking of Faith with Thich Nhat Hanh, a well-known and revered Zen master and poet who did an unusual thing during the Vietnam […]

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