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All human activity is to express

All human activity is to express When heard the circle completes Being heard makes a person :- Doug.

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Foggy good

Some fog out there today—that is good for the imaginary. :- Doug.

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The imaginary larger

The imaginary world is larger than the real. That’s what gives it a pull across centuries. :- Doug.

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Their eyes tell you

Tell your story their questions their eyes tell you :- Doug.

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in wholes

This course encourages you to think to dream in wholes, completes :- Doug.

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Soak up the music

Immerse the grandchild in any environs her essence will soak up the music :- Doug.

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Our plash

We are placing ourselves into a larger flow. Our plash has an effect. :- Doug.

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With your mother’s eyes

With your mother’s eyes     Are you called to life From out of her womb     Her eyes search yours search And you are known With your mother’s eyes     You are called forth You gazing back … Continue reading

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Mystery-teller

I am a mystery-teller For you I offer a mystery Ancestors :- Doug.

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Ancestors to one another

What if ancestors were not ahead of you in line (nor behind you in something some call “time”) but were all around you, all about you, sustaining you as you sustain them? You may get your hazel eyes from your … Continue reading

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Do you maintain

What are you doing to maintain— Generations yet to come? Generations gone on ahead? Generations walking alongside you? Beings not at all like you ancestoring you? :- Doug.

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Adversity guarantees

Adversity is the guarantor of ancestry, the contraries that Blake says lead to progress, that McKee calls contradictory, contrary, and negation of the negation. :- Doug.

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lonely strands

You ancestor are the story, the song with snatches of tune and maybe almost no words remembered. This melody makes persons of lonely strands. Of DNA. Of estranged blood. Makes mutuality of these persons. :- Doug.

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No shoulders

An ancestor may not provide shoulders to stand on. Rather, sustenance, nurture, food to be taken in, eaten, digested, turned to strength and direction. A help for choice in dilemma. This is my essence: eat. :- Doug.

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Echoes of kinship

Ancestors call forth echoes of inheritance and kinship. Mutuality in these words. Sustenance. :- Doug.

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Carry the tune?

We are touched by the melody, but can we carry the tune to others? :- Doug.

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re-telling

Story telling is not simply re-telling. It is wrestling with your life’s meaning. :- Doug.

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