Browsing All Posts filed under »Belief Systems«

Hide and Seek.

October 26, 2012


The waves of truth. My belief system is erm… not cohesive. Aside # 1: I would use the term cogent instead of cohesive here but the Grand Chu told me that it’s “too pompous” for everyday use. Point taken – though I do use it in every day conversation…along with heretofore, and hence and forthwith.) […]

Dear Camus:Fuck You.

July 31, 2012


When one is eating Skippy peanut butter from a jar and putting together a steam punk costume to wear to Burning Man…one tends to have questions bubble to the surface. Questions such as: “Really? Did I just eat a whole jar of goddamned peanut butter?” or “I wonder how these leg warmers will hold up […]

Eyelid Stories and the Great Below.

July 26, 2012


Sometimes I don’t sleep. Fancy that. It’s been a lifelong “thing” so when I was young I developed this method. I would write myself to sleep aaand by writing I mean think myself to sleep – imagining words scrawled across the back of my eyelids – a story that disappeared as quickly as it was […]

Compassion, judgement,pity and the places in between.

June 15, 2012


Every Tuesday and Thursday I teach yoga asana to women who are afflicted with have eating disorders. Severe eating disorders. There are parts of me that want to jest about this somehow –to throw up a wall of sarcasm & block the primal truth of human pain and vulnerability writ large in the giant eyes […]

Soul Seeds

May 31, 2012


So. James Hillman –philosophe and archetypal psychologist – coined the idea of the Soul Code. The concept flows something like this: Your soul lives within you and at birth houses all of your potential, (like a genetic imprint) and this subconscious inner knowledge of the soul makes us who we are. It determines who we […]

Warrior Ethics

October 18, 2011


“Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.” – Khalil Gibran It is a cold day. Fall is here and is brings with it the sharp smell of leaves dying and moisture thickening the air. Colorado is a […]

DNA super soup and the I factor.

September 21, 2011


The self.  I tend to forget about how “I” fit into the greater cosmos unless reminded….and reminded usually means when I a wave of change moves through my life, like a breakup or exceedingly bad fight with the Chu. I know. Uncouth of a yogi to say that she is disconnected from the greater cosmos right? Wrong. Part of […]