Posts by Graham

MORE ON NOTHINGNESS

By on Jul 8, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Every breath is a resurrection. Gregory Orr Poetry is the thread that leads us out of the labyrinth of despair into the light Gregory Orr MORE ON NOTHINGNESS   This blog posting takes a different form from any I have done in the past. It is the text of a 1115-word poem by Gregory Orr. I am posting it because it is an excellent companion to two previous...

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Presence Through a Photographic Lens

By on Jun 23, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

  PRESENCE THROUGH A PHOTOGRAPHIC LENS Being “present” or “in the moment” have become cultural catchphrases over the last thirty years. Motherhood, apple pie and being present are the core of what people trust. This is true to such an extent that it verges upon becoming trite. And yet, it is at the heart of spiritual life, practice and development. I am posting...

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BETRAYAL

By on Jun 10, 2019 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

BETRAYAL This posting concerns an experience of being at the limit of my ability to accept the situation and use transformational, spiritual energies to cope. Although this happened several months ago the experience is still not resolved. I was betrayed by a person I considered a close and reliable friend for many years. The experience cut me deeply. It felt like a...

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AGING AND DEATH AS SPIRITUAL CRUCIBLES

By on May 8, 2019 in Pathways, Posts | 2 comments

To be young and vital is nothing.                                                                             To be old and vital is sorcery. Carlos Castaneda   Wrinkles here and there seem unimportant compared to the whole person I have become this past year. May Sarton                                Dying, dying, some one told me...

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ON BEING WHOLE

By on Apr 22, 2019 in Pathways, Posts | 0 comments

How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow. I must have a dark side also if I am to be whole.           Carl Jung     We are Stardust, we are golden And we’ve got to get our selves back to the garden. Then I can walk beside you. I have come here to lose the smog.           Joni Mitchel ON BEING WHOLE Lately, the experience of wholeness has been popping into...

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