Category Archives: Musings

Personal Boundaries

  “Boundaries are personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not, and influence all areas of your life. Physical boundaries help you determine who may touch you and under what circumstances. Mental boundaries give you … Continue reading

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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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