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Chelé

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Darkness and compassion

By On January 11, 2015

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of… Read More

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Not so random happenings

By On January 2, 2015

I sat down with Michael yesterday afternoon to complete a New Years writing exercise. We decided to put down on paper what we loved about 2014, what we didn’t love about 2014… Read More

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Speak the language

By On December 27, 2014

I am not a transaction I will not accept your dehumanization Look at me Try to connect with me I’m real you know, just like you Use friction, in the way it’s… Read More

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My first tattoo

By On November 20, 2014

As soon as my artist put the stencil on my arm, I couldn’t stop smiling. I had been waiting 6 years for this. I’ve logged over 500 miles running outside the last… Read More

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Black box of the mind

By On August 25, 2014

So far year 26 has been full of a lot. We could call them events. I said that at about year 22 though, right before boarding my flight to Australia. I often… Read More

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I am her mother

By On June 20, 2014

At dusk, I laid on the Earth My side body feeling the moisture left behind Resting the side of my heavy head On the side of her heavy heart I listened to… Read More

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Light of light, Part II

By On May 13, 2014

ॐ about a 5 minute read ॐ This post follows Light of light, Part I Love      St. John of the Cross said, “We live in what we love.” Think in the… Read More

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Light of light, Part I

By On May 13, 2014

ॐ about an 8 minute read ॐ You haven’t heard much from me lately because I’ve been tip-toeing around these funky questions: Do I share too much? Not enough? Is it the right… Read More