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To write is to uncover, to unhide, to bring to light, and express what is within. To share is the end of all private thoughts, all shame, all guilt, all pain and separation. Here is all Joy found at last! Writing helps us to repeat, focus, choose, and remember ideas. The purpose of this writing is healing for all of us.

This blog is inspired by "A Course in Miracles"and The Work of Byron Katie. You are invited to share your comments by clicking on the word "comment" at the end of each post. If you scroll way down there's a little info about me and also an archive of past writing you can view by clicking on the title. Thanks so much for visiting...

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Friday, July 1, 2011

dream world

is an image
i have made

a fantasy

in some far off place
where she does not exist

a false image
an identity
and this one

doesn't match up to the one
i have also made up
sitting on the couch

dream world

comparing images
and suffering
oh woe
they do not match up

something is wrong...

and all the while
a waking flower
sleepy child yet,
but on the path,

and waking
as she does

not according to some ego plan/script/identity:
enlightened being
spiritual minister
without fault

this girl
still wears skin
and bones
and vomits even

she eats
and pees
and laughs
and cries
and hangs on
and clings

and sometimes
something opens wide her eyes

her mind
sees expansive horizons

beyond the bend
out of sight
of the ego's claws

she rests

flight arrives
on reality
on the unity
of Truth

but let her now see
she has fallen
into the trap
once again
of fantasizing
she were an image
different than she is

oh, to strangle
what she is now

to block the flow
of love to her
in anyway

is the very nail
the very mistake
that holds her
this skin

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I have been a student of A Course in Miracles since 1986. It has helped me tremendously to be a happier person by helping me change my perception of everything. I have found writing to be very helpful in the process of practicing, experiencing, and living the ideas in the Course. In 2006 I started sharing inspiration from the Course with a friend. Now it is a joy to share it with everyone. In 2009, The Work of Byron Katie found me at a woman's group. The Work is a way to identify and question your stressfuI beliefs. I dove right in and in April 2013 became a Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie. I work with people privately and offer online classes. Please visit for more information. I also still occasionally lead the 11am Sunday Gathering at the Rocky Mountain Miracles Center in Denver. For more information


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