Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving and Gratefulness

Thanksgiving and Gratefulness Here is a beautiful little film from David Steindl-Rast: I am softly with my own practice of gratefulness at the moment (one of the great gifts of the past year). The ebb and flow. Moments when I … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers Here is a link to Wikipedia on Carl Rogers (click on the title). His view of what it is to be a human being and what makes for effective therapy arose from his practice as a therapist, in the middle of the … Continue reading

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“Few will have …

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a … Continue reading

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Living in One of R. D. Laing’s Post Kingsley Hall Households: Michael Guy Thompson

Living in One of R. D. Laing’s Post Kingsley Hall Households: Michael Guy Thompson Deeply interesting article by Michael Guy Thompson, from his own experiences. Many of us here have an interest in Laing’s work, which has huge resonance with … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen ‘A Thousand Kisses Deep’

Depth, beauty and tenderness from Mr Leonard Cohen.

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Street Musicians with a difference

Just lovely, a gift. Albeit a bit ironic it was set up by a bank. Still, the motivation and the experience are separate things.

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‘Strange is our…

‘Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That … Continue reading

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‘What if he cries?’

What If He Cries? This is a thought-provoking and helpful post written by Rick Belden about feminine response to masculine sadness, grief and pain. I really like his strand about the importance of intuitive connection, and responding from this place, rather … Continue reading

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Akhenaten’s Dream: Sunrise! ‘Louis Alemayehu is a writer, educator, administrator, poet, father, grandfather, performer & activist of African & Native American heritage. Louis is a cofounder of the Native Arts Circle, the oldest Native American artists organization in the Upper Midwest. In … Continue reading

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Virginia Satir: Becoming more fully human (excerpt)

Virginia is talking here about what it means to become more fully our unique selves, and blocks to this.

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