Category Archives: Writing

The Sweet Influence of Pleiades

Writing with Sharon.  We wrote for 20 minutes, then read and talked about what we wrote. Talking to Erica about Non-duality.  I find that my comfort with not knowing who I am, not having any “identity,” is actually a non-dual … Continue reading

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1996: Rules for Re-doing Life 101

I’m not sure where these ideas came from. They were on a piece of paper taped in the back of the notebook. They were written on March 4, so they should have been included in the post about Re-doing “Life … Continue reading

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Intense Work with Parts

Intense therapy session with Erica.  We did some parts work which I found very complex and confusing at the time, and I was upset when it ended.  But reading back over my notes, I was able to make a lot … Continue reading

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Alone, Cold, Empty

Written in writing group, Monday, March 18 Well.  What’s going on?  I’ve been scared a lot this morning.  Mostly I’m worried about not being able to deal with complex arrangements around my surgery.  Not having to do with the surgery … Continue reading

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Blank, Empty, Dead

Written in writing group on Monday, March 11: I’m scared.  Why should I be scared to write?  Nothing to say.  Talk about fear.  Well, it comes and goes.  I don’t find much else to think about.  Even had trouble writing … Continue reading

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Turning Toward What’s Difficult

I listened to a podcast of Tami Simon interviewing Tsultrim Allione, who started a Buddhist retreat center in Colorado, and did a lot of work to bring the feminine into Buddhism.  She talked about facing and incorporating the bad, a practice … Continue reading

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1996: Voices from the Dead

From workshop with Deena Metzger at Rowe, February 1996 “When we think of the voices within us we must include the dead.” What dead are alive in you now? What are stories about your relationship with the dead?   … … Continue reading

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1996: Two Versions of Father’s Death

This is an exercise from the Workshop with Deena at Rowe in February 1996.  After identifying different selves Deena asks us to identify one story that two of your selves share:  I choose my father’s death, shared by the one … Continue reading

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1996: How Can I Express the Totality of What’s in Me?

This was written in a workshop with Deena Metzger in February 1996.  One of the exercises was to find the right form of the question “I am the woman who asks…”  Quite a bit of work to find the right … Continue reading

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Questions

This is a writing I did in a workshop with Deena Metzger, in February of 1996.  I love the assignment to “think of all the ways someone has tried to fix you, told you who you are or who you … Continue reading

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