Archive for January 2nd, 2018

U, you, us

The universe is “you.” The universe is “us.”

:- Doug.

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Bernie and Buber

Bernie calls it play, I call it converse, Buber calls it meeting. All real life is….

:- Doug.

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Games get outside

The games are to get us outside ourselves, toward intimacy, toward inter-living, toward advancing life’s agenda. They are largering.

:- Doug.

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Elder dancing

This eldering is a larger undertaking: major poetry as it were. This is acting upon the elders to find ever larger developments. The developments I have seen are merely hints of what is possible. Where is life taking us, where can we dance with life and maybe lead (love!) it a bit?

:- Doug.

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to embrace and to round

Not balancing, not blending,
our magnificent individuality
with our relating capacity
bringing them both
to embrace and to round

:- Doug.

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Growing colors!

Elders participate in metamorphosis
losing creeping bodies, growing colors!

:- Doug.

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Eldering going around

Perhaps elders are not eldering us, rather pointing out the larger and hidden eldering that is going around and available to us.

:- Doug.

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Largeness is asked

A large view is given us
A largeness is asked of us

:- Doug.

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We promise lostness

We promise tension, anxiety, and lostness. Not namby-pamby sweetness. Return untouched? Unlikely.

:- Doug.

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Tension:

Tension: we are pulled to larger and to our own small world. That is good—we are alive and growing. This too is larger picture.

:- Doug.

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