My interest in healing work has been lifelong, but my need to be more hands-on began in the middle 1980s. I was living in the San Francisco Bay area and still do, but back then the Bay area was Ground Zero for the AIDS epidemic and the premier AIDS education and support organization in the nation . . .
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I heard a beautiful story during this Gay Pride month, of a young gay man afraid to come out to his traditional, ethnic and religious family. But he did. At first, his family was shocked and confused, although truth be told, they probably had considered that he was gay. But he stood firm and proud, . . .
I'm learning that it's all about the view: the power of the mind and thought to control our experience of life. Shi z happens. It does. Things don't always go our way. We fall on hard times. We get sick. How did that old saying go? Oh yes, it had to do with never being promised a rose . . .
It's a WTF kind of world. You know what I mean. WTF seems to be the only response to some of the things that happen in our world. A journalist gets beheaded. WTF?? An airplane completely disappears without a trace. A beloved funnyman takes his own life. The Gaza Strip. Joan Rivers' . . .
I've always been an observer, someone who's felt set apart from the crowd, moored a little out from shore. Truth is, I have always been very different from my family, from the time I was a little girl. For the most part they viewed me as one might a foreign body in the eye, something of an irritant . . .
Misery loves company? I don't buy it. I can't thing of anything less appealing than spending time talking about the various things that go wrong in our lives. If I'm suffering, the last thing I want to do is have someone else suffer alongside of me. No. On the rare occasions that my girlfriends . . .
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone. ~Rainier Maria Rilke We know a lot, it's true, but we don't know everything. Even though we act like we do. We worship scientific materialism--the belief that the only thing that exists is physical reality and we look for reasons to . . .
Pray for Peace I must interrupt regularly scheduled programming because the world has gone mad once again and terrorists of all flavors are running rampant, many in the name of religion. Children are being beheaded. People are being buried alive. These barbarous acts are worse than we can . . .
It can be hard for me to turn off my "observer" and embrace the activity in which I'm involved. Because I really do like to watch and suss out and consider -- sometimes I like that much more than participating. Not to mention the effort that must go into remembering things so I can write . . .