Posts by paul

Gratitude

Gratitude: The Short Film by Louie Schwartzberg from ecodads on...

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A Good Read

by Kent Bond The mirror reveals A very unique notebook A cherished volume That I have chosen to journal in Today Skin is the delicate parchment Organs, bone, joint and sinew The bindings and spine Each cell, Chapters. War and Peace are but cliff notes In comparison Bible, Koran, Kabbalah Only echo its holiness I need not think to Turn the page For the entry is already Transcribing,...

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What Kind of God?

What kind of God would He be if He did not hear the bangles ring on an ant’s wrist as they move the earth in their sweet dance? And what kind of God would He be if a leaf’s prayer was not as precious to Creation as the prayer His own son sang from the glorious depth of his soul—for us. And what kind of God would He be if the vote of millions in this world could sway Him to change...

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Imagination

When Imagination walks, she writes letters to the earth . When she runs, her feet trace postcards to the sun. And when she dances, when she dances, she sends love letters to the stars. Some people accuse Imagination of being a liar. They don’t understand that she has her own ways of uncovering the truth. She studied journalism in junior high school.  It gave her an excuse to leave school...

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One of these Years…

Check out more inspiration from Brian Andreas and the folk at Story People

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New Archetypes – the Cyberhero

  “Mythologies are the stories we tell ourselves, the way we make sense of our world” They arise from our interpretation of events and experiences interpretations that depend in large part upon our technology. Cultural anthropologist Bruno Latour calls this breeding ground of meaning-making the “anthropological matrix,” and he suggests that nothing birthed by humanity...

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Joy/Sorrow/Joy/Sorrow

Then a woman said’ “Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow”. And he answered: Your Joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the...

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Power vs. Force 1a

“The only way to enhance one’s power in the world is by increasing one’s integrity, understanding, and capacity for compassion.” ― David R. Hawkins,  Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior, author’s Official Revised...

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JUST A BIG COMIN’ OUT PARTY

Photo by Joseph Chan on Unsplash Many visionaries and prophets expect there to be a huge and sudden shift in the world’s story sometime soon. Whether it happens(ed) on December 21, 2012 or a later date, a sizable proportion of them even predict that it will be “in the twinkling of an eye” — a sudden cascade of events that completely changes everything everywhere. Some...

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Live the questions….

…have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the...

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