Category Archives: Vocation

From Despair to Meaning

I continued to work with the ideas in Stephen Cope’s book The Great Work of Your Life. “Here are the central pillars of the path of action — the path of karma yoga — as expounded by Krishna. … 1. Look … Continue reading

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PTSD and Dharma?

I’m very grateful that I’ve been reading Stephen Cope’s book The Great Work of Your Life.  I’ve read it before, but this time many things spoke to me in a very personal way. I’m wondering about looking at my struggle … Continue reading

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Journal Work

I found this draft when I went to the dashboard to work on another post.  I suspect I didn’t post it because I ended up still feeling bad.  Reading it over again, I realized that the first time, in 2014, … Continue reading

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“Surrender”

I talked to my friend who said of my recent blog post about “Living Well” that I was in reactive/responsive orientation instead of creative orientation.  I did some thinking about this.  “Reactive/responsive” is choosing what to do with things that come at … Continue reading

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Red Woman

I’ve written about the “Red Woman” many times, she’s described in the page about my paintings, but I’ve never actually told the full story. Kripalu for Women & Yoga Written October 31, 1989 During body work with Debra, I was … Continue reading

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More About Vocation

It amazes me that I can write something about my vocation in January and then lose it so fast.  I see that telling my story as though god had designed it ushered in the days of grace.  Never saw that … Continue reading

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