Philosophers, Poets & the $64,000 Question

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010 in Healing, ponderings, Spirituality or Religion | 0 comments

Today I had one of those interesting days, the kind when it all sort of flows and time bends softly and warmly around the looking glass, the kind that feels somehow touched by the Divine yet is sort of emotionally exhausting in that same way.  This morning I blogged on the Spirituality of Grief and Joy site about my many ponderings…from Jean Piaget to Buddha and CS Lewis and a bunch of other stuff… and at the time it even seemed to make sense 😉 Tonight I’m thinking of Rumi and oddly enough, the Buddhist sense of the 8 Worldly Dharmas. The 8 Worldly Dharmas are: praise and...

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Bedtime Stories…

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010 in Grief, ponderings | 2 comments

It’s getting late.  I’ve been around family today, acutely aware of the ways in which the sand passes through the hourglass of time and spills into some unknown place, taking pieces of us with it.  I’m not sure where those pieces go, what process they undergo on their way to becoming a memory, a fragment of the self held in a time and a place only accessible to the mind and body in the form of remembrance.  Invisible, ineffable, yet completely tangible in some mysterious way that defies the logic of hard science.  The stories of a person, a family, a culture, a country—they hold us, bind us...

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