Monthly Archives: January 2012

‘the real historians’

‘…. not like the american southwest … where the real historians lived out on the mesas and came in to the bars on saturday nights.’ kingbird highway 71 i suppose he means natives, who, while creating history–aren’t we all?–aren’t trained in … Continue reading

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‘leaf’

‘like a leaf floating in a creek, i might be stalled briefly in a backwater eddy, but eventually the flow would pick me up and sweep me on downstream–toward my destination.’ kingbird highway 62

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‘rhythms of the road’

‘dreams and coffee and sunrises make up the rhythms of the road. music … too.’ kingbird highway 60

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paradigm shift

    david suzuki says ‘the negative costs of damaging the environment and the benefits that nature provides are rarely factored into economic equations.’ but that’s changing. jean vanier senses, ‘a yearning for solidarity …. For too long we’ve been … Continue reading

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mortal concerns

    where am i theologically now? does it matter? well, for starters, if it’s all interrelated, is a quark really separate from the rest of the universe? is the dreamer separate from the dream? besides, i got mortal concerns. … Continue reading

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books on library shelves

i love books and libraries, but when i picture my book, collecting dust on a library shelf, i get depressed, not motivated. besides, timothy findley thought books could change the world, until he published not wanted on the voyage. instead, … Continue reading

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Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. — Marsha Norman

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language and aboriginal treaty rights

cbc: Why treaty rights are worth fighting for–April 19, 1971–have things changed in 40 years? 400? Canada in the Making–treaties and laws did you know, according to ethnolgue, canada has over 90 languages, most of them aboriginal? a language is … Continue reading

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inner awareness, etc

the dalai lama says, ‘Cultivating inner awareness, introspection and reasoning can be more effective than meditation and prayer.’ i thought inner awareness, introspection and reasoning was meditation and prayer. uh-oh. back to the drawing board.

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review of The Spontaneous Healing of Belief: Shattering the Paradigm of False Limits by Gregg Braden

http://reviewsbypeter.wordpress.com/2012/01/29/the-spontaneous-healing-of-belief-shattering-the-paradigm-of-false-limits-by-gregg-braden/

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