What’s my body telling me now?

Two night ago, I had an intensely vivid dream in which I gave birth to a baby. I was scared to go through labor; save for a couple of doctors who flitted in and out, I was alone in the hospital room. The labor was actually fairly easy, much easier, less painful, and shorter than … Continue reading What’s my body telling me now?

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How can I let go of this false self if I don’t understand it?

A friend inquired today why I am so interested in these personality frameworks like the Enneagram. I recalled something author Mark Epstein said in On Meditation, a documentary on... well, you know. He said, "Get who you think you are out of the way, so that who you really are can arise." I think that sometimes meditation is thought of as … Continue reading How can I let go of this false self if I don’t understand it?

How can I keep from singing?

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFp6OR5ELJv/?taken-by=revchelseamac In 1964, no political party in Mississippi really wanted blacks to have any voting rights. Even the Democratic party, which is seen as a champion of civil rights, was still pretty conservative in Mississippi, and they did things like using poll taxes and literacy tests to prevent blacks from registering to vote. So, some folks decided … Continue reading How can I keep from singing?