Category Archives: Musings

Why We Need Politicians

This time of year, bashing politicians is the great American sport. We have been deluged in absurdities, tortured by robot-calls and threatened by the destruction of all we hold dear if we don’t send in our $5, again and again … Continue reading

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What is “Healing”?

A number of years ago, I worked on the hands of an elderly man who had a condition diagnosed as neuropathy. His hands were swollen and he couldn’t bend his fingers. He said his hands were cold and that nothing … Continue reading

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Real Diversity isn’t Easy

I’ve been thinking about IDIC recently – Spock’s line from “The Infinite Vulcan” episode: “Infinite diversity in infinite combinations… symbolizing the elements that create truth and beauty. ”  In my youth, “Diversity” was the banner of those we considered forward-thinking … Continue reading

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The Magic of Stones:

A Magical Self healed Tabby! “Nature is a petrified magic city.”  Novalis “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke “One man’s ‘magic’ is another man’s engineering. ‘Supernatural’ is a null word.” Robert A. Heinlein “Believe in … Continue reading

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Beware of Stone Hype!

I love stones. I love meeting new types of stones. But my BS alarm goes off when people extol the latest & greatest. An influential crystal person wrote about a “new” stone as expanding consciousness rapidly.  Next thing, sellers were … Continue reading

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Impermanence

I’m staring at clouds this morning. I used to think of clouds as individual formations that moved across the sky.  Then in my early metaphysical days, I learned to create and dissolve clouds by my focus.  But now I find … Continue reading

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Jury Duty – A Surprisingly Good System!

This fall, for the first time ever, I was called for jury duty.  I had no idea there were different kinds of juries. This was for a grand jury – sort of a hearing each case gets to determine if … Continue reading

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Who is the Me I See?

When I look into a mirror, the person I see is probably not the person you see.  Sometimes I see a funny looking female with a lumpy face and a surprised look in the eyes.  Sometimes I see someone attractive … Continue reading

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Guilt & Fear

I am tired of feeling guilty at the drop of a hat!  I’m discovering that under the guilt is fear – I’m afraid I’ve done something wrong, afraid that I’ll be rejected,  afraid that those I care about will decide … Continue reading

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Celebrating Morning

This morning I’m sitting in the swing behind my house, watching morning evolve. The buzz of the hummers contending for the feeder above my head – and questioning my right to exist in their territory. Hey guys, I’m the one … Continue reading

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