Monthly Archives: July 2013

Winter Comes Early

Black bear stands on high In the distance the long night Winter comes early

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Man and Animals

Since the dawn of time, man has associated different powers and attributes with the animals around them.  Many early hunters believed that by eating an animal’s organs or wearing its fur that they would gain a measure of its power. 

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Mayhill, New Mexico

This week’s retreat location takes us to an actual retreat.  Located in the mountains around Mayhill New Mexico, several of the residents as well as long time visitors to the Retreat were able to come together with friends for several days

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Social Conventions

Rebel or visionary…unique individual or attention seeker…. There comes a point where a person has to ask what is the purpose of a social convention.  It is always difficult to be the “odd one out”, to differ in some way

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Graces

Sitting in the forest, watching ravens fly by, a gateway to another world.  All around sit two people in place of one, edges blurred like a charcoal drawing, two souls watching out through the same windows.  The smell of water

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Lotus Blooms Under Hand

Lotus rimed with ice The spring mountains shake fiercely Hare leaps through the sky

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Individual or Community

  The logical basis for intolerance is often drawn from the laws and morals of a society.  By setting a framework for what is right and wrong (or not-right), the community creates a framework for which the individual can operate. 

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Crowded Solitude

I sit in a public park, alone but for everyone. Tame wild ducks move by quietly, seeking shelter for the night. In the distance, the lights glow like shadows, illuminating nothing. Overhead, the dim yellow glow of a streetlight becomes

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Straw Moon

Desert moon glows gold Man of straw stands guardian Wind blown boards hold time

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