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Buzz in My Back Yard Yesterday

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what it all comes down to, part two

(some further pondering on non-duality; image above by the author) XI even die-hard non-dualists (who say it is hopeless, impossible to ‘do’ anything that will make the dissolution of the self more likely to happen) acknowledge a resonance that seems at least to … Continue reading

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what it all comes down to

I presence is just the whispering of some subtle quality exploring what it might be to be otherwise than just this II those who say they have awakened seem at peace, but somehow disengaged. smart people all, have they merely … Continue reading

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solitaire

so now I see the sense of Gaia, the collective Intelligence of all-life-on-Earth, a single gently-balanced ‘organism’ in the endless process of becoming, through evolution not as ‘progress’ but as exploration — Gaia as one intelligence, one organism, one ‘environment’ of … Continue reading

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Shining in the Dark

“So I get that everything is process, and that what we perceive as ‘stuff’ is just the mind’s snapshot of process in the instant of perception, and that the mind and self are just constructs, inventions that continue because they’ve … Continue reading

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The List

“I‘ve made you a list”, Lori said to me as I sat on the beach watching the waves. We’d booked the lovely tropical condo that our friends Rafe and Daria had told us about, and were enjoying the beauty and … Continue reading

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The Presence Game

Miro walked slowly back from his outdoor workspace to the solarium where he entertained his guests, and sat down on the sofa. There were three small boxes on his carved coffee table, and from each he drew a stack of cards, which he … Continue reading

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next time

age 6 learning to ride a bicycle, frustrated falling off and falling off, again and again wanting so badly to figure it out father running behind holding the back saying to pedal faster to make it easier or to turn … Continue reading

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enough just to know

some cultures, I am told made sense of things, and made decisions in two ways fundamentally different from ours: firstly, when the stories had all been told, the choices surfaced, these cultures trusted each individual to ‘know’ what they must do. … Continue reading

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Speaking Grosbeak

“Hear that? That bird just said ‘So now what?’ Awesome!” Rafe pointed up at a nearby tree. Daria had found a clearing beside the stream not far from their regular forest path, and Rafe had quickly stripped and was splashing … Continue reading

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