Category Archives: Connections

Holes in The Soul

  She pictures the broken glass pictures the steam pictures a soul with no leak at the seam                                        __Peter Gabriel                                             Mercy Street Several months ago, I told my counselor about a dream I’d had many years ago, in … Continue reading

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Back To The Wild Thing and A Little Bird

  Although my last blog looked to be a departure from the things I have been writing about (Wild Thing), it really wasn’t. Go back and reread the words to that old folk song that introduces the previous article. The … Continue reading

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Making Little Bird Memories

This Little Bird By John D Loudermilk There’s a little bird that somebody sends Down to the earth to live on the wind Born on the wind and she sleeps on the wind This little bird that somebody sends She’s … Continue reading

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Perchance to Have a Nightmare

Over the years, I have read and studied a great deal about Dream Work. I think our sleeping dreams are a major source of information in the process of self-awareness and discovery. They are completely subjective, based on the associations, … Continue reading

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Those Really Big Questions

I am referring to those questions that usually come somewhere between midnight and 3am on the night before some big event in our lives. The one night when you know that you really need to get some sleep so you have … Continue reading

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That Old Telephone Game

We used to play it all the time. We’d all sit in a circle. One person would begin by whispering in the ear of the person next to her. Just a few phrases, maybe a fact or two. Then that … Continue reading

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A Couple of Dirty Words

At least they are to many of us who don’t particularly feel a great deal of fondness for exercise and discipline. These two words often conjure up images of sweat, repetitive motion that creates sore muscles and a backache among … Continue reading

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How We Know What We Know

There are two primary ways in which we come to know whatever we know. These two avenues often seem like a two-way highway with occasional entrance and exit ramps where we can rest, maybe even loiter for an hour or … Continue reading

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An Example of Synchronicity

One of the rewards of being a teacher assigning exercises within the classroom, was my choice to do those exercises right along with my students. Many of them were shocked at that practice, and even more so when I would … Continue reading

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Synchronicity

In my last two blogs, I have written about anger and pain, and the advantages of using a daily writing habit to seek solutions and healing for what happens to all of us in the course of living our lives. It … Continue reading

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