Iron John
Jun12

Iron John

Iron John –  In this deeply learned book, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man. Bly’s vision is based on his ongoing work with men and reflections on his own life. He addresses the devastating effects of remote fathers and mourns the disappearance of male initiation rites in our culture. Finding rich meaning in ancient stories and legends, Bly uses the Grimm fairy...

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Between Darkness and Joy
Mar17

Between Darkness and Joy

“Somewhere between the dark night and joy lies a place of simple peaceful loving kindness. A place where I rest and lean safely against myself for awhile; a place where I can be in the silence and hold a sacred space for myself; a place where I know and embrace the full spectrum of vulnerability without judging myself; a place where courage and compassion are not actions, but simply states of being; where self-forgiveness gives...

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You Are An Inspiration
Mar06

You Are An Inspiration

Who inspires you? What is it about them that inspires you? Food for thought: You may not recognize it at the moment, or see it in yourself, but “you” are an inspiration.   Helen Keller – Truly an inspiration; to see Helen Keller, who could not see or hear, communicate and become a truly inspirational human being is remarkable. It Looks Like A Normal Painting. When I Saw The Truth, I Was Blown Away! Paul Smith is...

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