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The Meaning of Icarus

Witches, healers, and wise women (and men) just know. I’ve always respected and even revered the “knowing” of certain people in my life. When someone I know says they were “told”, or that they “know” of a truth, especially if that truth should walk the line of what some may call fantasy vs. reality, I listen, I hear, and I believe. When I have … Read More The Meaning of Icarus

Reflections on an Online Retreat with Pema Chodron

Having just completed an online retreat with Pema Chodron offered by the Omega Institute, I wanted to reflect on the past two and a half days. I feel like this essay will be rambling and not as “literary” as my usual attempts at writing, but it comes from the heart. Four years ago, I took part in a similar retreat, and as I recall, … Read More Reflections on an Online Retreat with Pema Chodron

Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words

Every 6-8 months, in yet another effort to connect with someone when leaving it up to chance leads to encounters that are few and far between, I make a new profile with some online dating service. I became so enraged over a year ago with two dating services that I demanded to have my profiles not simply deactivated but destroyed. Believe me, you have to go … Read More Ignore My Image, and Instead, Hear My Words