Trying to Fix It

I’ve had this conversation with friends, clients, and acquaintances far more times than I like to remember.  I bet you have too.  You’re talking, having tea or coffee or lunch and they start telling a story.  Now, it’s not fiction.  It’s their life as they are living it right now and it’s obviously bugging them…

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Religious Sacred Spaces

Religious sacred spaces seek to create structures which reflect or bring into physical existence their specific understanding of the cosmos.  Since ancient times religions have utilized monumental forms to create sacred space.  Mountainous structures and immense sculptures made from stones of the earth express the experience of yearning for the divine.  Long lasting materials show…

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Sacred Places in Nature

“…landscapes of the holy (are) centers of inspiration where human consciousness is temporarily set free.  The experience of a sacred place and thus sacredness itself is re-entry into a state of wholeness – an introduction to your true origins.” –T.C. McLuhan “Sacred place…is a construction of the imagination that affirms the independence of the holy.”…

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Irritating Why Questions

So much of our focus is on what we are being told and how much and trying to screen it out and get to the things we want to talk about or have anything to do with at all.  It becomes the two-sided coin information onslaught/embarrassment of information riches  that we have to struggle with…

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Fear of Happiness

“I’m not so afraid of losing something that I won’t try havin’ it” — Zoe Washburn Firefly I love that quote and it resounds with me.  In a lesser form its the answer I give when people ask me how I can possibly go to events, concerts, plays, or even dinner by myself.  If I…

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You can’t stop change

Recently I’ve heard a lot about the different ways that people deal with emotional situations and the truth and change.  It seems that, while change is inevitable and healthy, people are afraid of it and want to avoid it, postpone it, or ignore it, sometimes at all costs.  And this interferes with the truth and…

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