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Into my Heart Over the past year I’ve been holding onto a lot of anger and resentment.  At community meditation, I sought answers to two questions; why can’t I let go of these emotions and what purpose do they serve? Guided to go into my heart I experienced a "little me"...
Dichotomy of Choice Routine……Singular Hurried……Contemplated Vital……Needless Peaceful……Disruptive Confident……Conflicted Mindful……Reflexive Independent……Conspired Liberating……Confining Organic……Labored Joyous……Heartbreaking
A year ago I created a short poem and shared it with my sons and grandsons.  I remembered it a few weeks ago when I discovered the framed poem hanging in my grandson's bedroom.  It was a wonderful surprise to find it so prominently displayed.  Today I am posting it here...

From 1981

During a recent move a box of high school memorabilia was being hoisted onto a shelf for long term storage and it accidentally broke open spilling the contents on the concrete floor.  As I was gathering the items a lined sheet of yellowing notebook paper caught my attention.  It...
One October morning I stopped and watched leaves blow from lofty branches into a rapidly flowing brook.   During my walk I had been ruminating on how to become unstuck, how to stop obsessing on the life events that lead to this moment, mourning the loss of what could have...

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