Browsing All posts tagged under »Joseph Campbell«

I should have been a pair of ragged claws Scuttling across the floors of silent seas.

September 11, 2012


I am tired. Weary in a way that seeps in along the sheath of my veins and pools, collecting at at my juncture points. ( As an aside these sheaths actually exist- it is made of fascia and wraps the vein in this protective layer of tissue. true story).Elbows and knees and and the place where my […]

The best books in the damn universe – and other sundry details.

May 4, 2012


Books book books. Are you ready for it? The top books of all damn time according to yours truly? I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath and heart a pattering for it and I apologize for that. I was busy partying for the big 31 and couldn’t get to it. Books are a special […]

Teaching Love Learning and Firefights.

May 3, 2012


Teaching I love to teach and I love to give to others. Things that pair well in my chosen profession(s).  When I was a little Ahimsamaven I would learn things and then get excited about said thing and then tell EVERYONE about it…ad infinitum. Mom…MOM..MOOOOM! Did you know that Tyrannosaurus’ have little baby arms! Wanna […]

Discovering the Lesson in a Plumb Line.

February 23, 2012


There are moments in life that mark a person. Tattoo the soul with an indelible ink that is so deep that it takes time living with the experience to fully appreciate the blossoming it causes in one’s life. I have been blessed with many moments like this – moments threaded together with beauty and learning. […]

Humankind cannot bear very much reality.

November 2, 2011


I have a phrase from T.S. Eliot’s The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock tattooed on my right side.  It buttresses up against the meat of my breast and wanders over and between my ribs in rows of purple blue ink.  Those who know me, know why I wear this homage to romanticism and symbolism on […]

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 […]