In the pursuit of knowledge, everyday something is added. In the practice of the Tao, everyday something is dropped. Tao Te Ching 48 What can I drop today? What shall I drop today? Rain drops. Snow falls. As winter comes, leaves yellow and orange and brown… and drop. When summer comes, fruits ripen on the […]
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In the pursuit of knowledge, everyday something is added. In the practice of the Tao, everyday something is dropped. Tao Te Ching 48 To pursue knowledge is to gain and gain and gain. To practice the Tao is to drop and drop and drop. What do we drop and how do we drop it? Begin […]
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There are ways of thinking about Christmas. For those on the Christian faith path… It is the birth of the savior of the world. Who came to save man from sin and redeem humankind from the possession of the evil one. It is the happy birthday to you of God in the flesh. God incarnate […]
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My bodymind is a nomad my King. Ever home in the oasis of your love. Ever wandering in the deserts of your worlds. May I follow you… who forever leads me. Your love is my guide. You guide me my love. Rebbe Isaac Brubel Chuesh of blessed memory
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In my wife’s arms and goodness, she is my home. in my mother’s art my father’s prose. My brother’s selves, In my children’s eyes and lives, in my grandchildren’s play. In my friends uniquenesses. In music, art, and poetry. In bookstores and pottery. In Shabbat, Israel, David, Moses, Jesus… Heschel, Buber, Meister Eckhart, Huxley, Watts, […]
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My my faith is but a beggars bowl. Each day I implore my King to fill with daily bread. He satiates my hungry soul, She fills me from Her bounty. Sometimes with potato kugel. Others with biscuits n gravy. Sometimes moo shu pork. Others a gyro sandwich or shrimp vindaloo. Turkish coffee. Darjeeling tea. Pinot […]
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“Every life story requires three things. Three reactions. Compassion. A warm embrace of joy. Cynicism. A swift kick in the ass. Context. Insight and the wisdom of the ages. Tell your life story… but listen to the answers… nurturing, mocking and explaining. Listen baby listen. Listen and learn. Tell your story baby. You shall be […]
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Lord, I am good and evil. I am blind and seeing, Enable me to know wrong from right and to choose the good. Lord I am bound and free. Enable me to break the chains of my impulses and choose the good. Lord I am covered with wounds and healing Enable me to experience your […]
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