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Staying Relaxed during the holidays?

by Delia Nessim It seems ironic that on Thanksgiving Day we give thanks for all the riches and bounty in our lives, and then the very next day is the “biggest shopping day of the year”. If we truly believe we are blessed, why the mad dash to keep buying more?  While we may enjoy […]

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Periscope View by Dean Solon

sitting, with an unfolding to a wider view, to a larger, broader, more extensive perspective of landscape, of mindscape. sitting…rising above the easily seen…is a spacious view of  big sky stretching to distant horizons…is a view of a vastness of ocean, opening expanding reaching out to distant shorelines…is a view that fills, and spills over […]

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The Miracle of the Actual by Dean Solon

he is more interested in science.  perhaps.  i am more interested in people.  perhaps.we are the same.he dropped acid hundreds of times.  i did lsd once.we can see for miles and miles and miles.  we are the same. when i started to write, it was with an intention to write space fiction.  inner space fiction.and […]

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A Delicate Truth by Dean Solon

“what the gods and all reasonable human beings fought in vain wasn’t stupidity at all.  it was sheer, wanton, bloody indifference to anybody’s interests but their own.”  (john le carre, in his most recent novel “A Delicate Truth”) so much trouble in the world.  syria, ukraine, israel and palestinians, iraq, africa.  i hear larry kane […]

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Allowing Space by Dean Solon

a week ago a sitting-in-circle at the resiliency center.  am remembering now we may have come to a way of unraveling the seeming puzzles and paradoxes of living in this world:  with an allowing of space. sitting comfortably and with ease.closing your eyes.allowing your body to be at restand your breathing to be natural.easing into […]

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Separation by Dean Solon

of course.  this is a presenting opportunity for practice, to be living this moment, not knowing what is to be and will be in a next moment, heart beating, heart fluttering, heart opening and heart not-opening, choosing a co-creating of experiencing, of being, here, as i’m here, while i’m here, in this precious moment, this […]

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A Golden Hammer by Dean Solon

the Master said:   “i bless the connection,     i disdain the attachment.” forgetting His words for a moment,i dozed for many years,i slept for many lifetimes. then a golden hammertapped mesquarelyon the forehead. in a momentthat opens as eternityi hear the Master say   “i bless the connection,     i disdain the attachment.”

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What Weight Remains by Dean Solon

rumi:  “last year, i gazed at the fire.              this year i’m burnt kebob.” this morning am awaking with this:You have finished me off.You have completed the work on me.You have completed the work in me.reconstruction—inclusive of construction and deconstruction—is done.a project over [under sideways up and down] with,and within.here i am, Your clay […]

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Find It Now by Dean Solon

a birthday.  #63. am noticing, am FEELING, a loss, a grieving, a sensing of changing, and of being older in this life.  an almost-seeing—isn’t this what much of seeing is?—of  long linking chains of lives, lifetimes unwinding undulating unfolding in and with and through, over under sideways down. there is this life “on top” of […]

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