working softness

Friend, into your working softness.

:- Doug.

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Little = big difference

Had a wonderful conversation with a friend yesterday: she sees she can make the world better in little ways, encouraging people to keep up work on their dreams. She talked with a medical intern who was depressed because a patient had died; she talked to a young student from another continent who felt all alone. She believes having these little conversations make a big difference in the world.

:- Doug.

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Be caring!

Be caring!

:- Doug.

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Who knows what results?

Who knows what results? Do what I can to help people and let things take their course.

:- Doug.

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To advance it?

What are you doing for the world? To advance it?

:- Doug.

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softer, greener

Do what I can to help people. Maybe something will come of it, maybe not: my task is to help, to make the world softer, greener.

:- Doug.

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the meaning and meaninglessness

What is the meaning and meaninglessness behind inviting, freeing, engaging? Maybe beyond loving?

:- Doug.

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What does God symbolize to you?

What does God symbolize to you? What is your meaning? What is the source beneath the source that God is to you?

:- Doug.

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Earthiness

Friend, into your earthiness, source, heat, light, and spirit.

:- Doug.

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see across generations

What will help us see across the generations, see the role of nature in human development?

:- Doug.

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What did you do outdoors growing up?

What did you do outdoors growing up? What do our grandchildren do? What is the role of the wild in human soul-spirit-self development?

:- Doug.

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bundling?

Are there mysteries
or constellating hints
loose bundles bundling?

:- Doug.

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Footprints in the Windsm # 1672–Gunsmoke

Footprints in the Windsm # 1672

While I was eating last night, one diner kept telling people his elation at the day’s political news. One guy he was talking to said that there might be a change in state law to allow “someone like me” to carry a concealed weapon without a license. At that, this diner got up with his back turned to me, and held open one side of his coat.

This frightened me. What is it about this quiet Thai restaurant that makes someone so afraid he must carry a weapon? How much does the presence of a weapon increase the chances of gunsmoke? Or bravado leading to gunplay?

I don’t think I want to go to that restaurant again, nor perhaps even that town.


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We are the stars

We are the stars
through which appear
hints of several constellations

:- Doug.

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Co-arising

Co-arising
co emerging
co implicating explicating
co constellating
interdependent
interbeing
are we

:- Doug.

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Agnostic about something

We’re all agnostic
about something
particularly things about God
Does God
ever have details?

:- Doug.

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Constellated

We are constellated
arranged like stars
related, imagined, being

:- Doug.

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I am a novice

I am a novice
I hope eternally

:- Doug.

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Earliest dreams?

What are some of the earliest dreams you had?

:- Doug.

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Do woodpeckers?

Do woodpeckers get headaches?

:- Doug.

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Actually, we don’t live in our heads

We tell ourselves we live in our heads
when it’s mainly our stomachs
or wallets

:- Doug.

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to see over

Elders have an ability to oversee our world, more truly to see over.

:- Doug.

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Life and evolution

Life and evolution simply means continuing to grow.

:- Doug.

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