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Explorations of mind, paths, and life

In the Dark

Posted on June 28, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

A little past midnight and I am laying here in the dark, unable to sleep and tired. My iTouch keeps me company as it sings my favorite lullabies of life: grief, struggle, love, longing, passion, and the endless journeys of artists new and old. The house quiet except for familiar creeks and the ongoing chatter […]

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Guarding the Soft Spots

Posted on June 23, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

“To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” ~ Anonymous We see what we want to see.We see through the lens of beliefs we carry, accurate […]

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Ríncon Breeze

Posted on June 16, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

In our first hour we learned which lane NOT to go through for tolls ($50 fine, already), that the only way to get anywhere is to cut people off, that people LOVE their horns here, American dollars work, and the climate isn’t too far off from Florida coastlines (a bit cooler). We also saw a […]

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Bodiful Appreciation

Posted on June 12, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | 2 Comments

Something about the way I am seeing the world lately has altered my awareness about my body and senses. A few months back I had written about the power of touch, and that dull numbness that creeps in and consumes my ability to be conscious of the ways in which I connect with others… THAT […]

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Left with Shells

Posted on June 9, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | Leave a Comment

Spent the day with a soul-mate friend of mine at Satellite Beach. It felt really good to open my heart and simply spill my guts all over the beach before her, knowing that she would keep vigil while I shifted the sand around all the feelings and thoughts, and truths that had been stirring inside. […]

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Race Tracks

Posted on June 3, 2009 - Filed Under self reflect | 2 Comments

I am a creature of all kinds of internal committees that have opinions about who I am, how I am handling things, and most significant to my self concept: the impact I have on the world. This keeps me from breathing sometimes, lately, most times. My mind has been all over the place for weeks […]

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