Monthly Archives: January 2019

Attack of the Benevolent Harpies and Fahrenheit 11/9

A few days ago a couple of old friends of mine tracked me down and pinned me to the wall. “Wake up!” they yelled, “we are mothers, and we have forgotten these children, the children in cages at the border, … Continue reading

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Losing Sadness and Finding Peace

I went on a walk to get away from some problems that were generating too much mental babble. Craving silence, I tried thinking of nothing, just feeling the stillness – but mental silence, though lovely, is hard to sustain. Then … Continue reading

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I lose things

One of my New Year intentions is to blog for real, which means every day, not just every few months or years. Another is to let my words out into the public mind without being so damned picky about how … Continue reading

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An Antidote to Darkness

One evening not long ago, when I was sunk in suffering over something beyond my control, I remembered James Baraz’s 91-year-old mother Selma. In the you tube video “Confessions of a Jewish Mother,” she tells how her Buddhist son ruined … Continue reading

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