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Kyla Houbolt
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Different wording but very good about releasing the Victim.
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Interesting.  I've never thought an awakening could be truly ignored, or go away in any sense, but of course we've all got a whole lot of great avoidance skills accumulated by the negative ego, so for some people and maybe even most of us, it's a long dance to the death. Ego death.

I always enjoy Jim's voice.
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This is a very accessible, sensible, useful article. These days when so many people are on hair-triggers, it's really good to have some clear steps to take when confronted with anger. Thank you, Jim Tolles, for writing this.
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To Treasure Peace
Watching the Storm. Photo by Kyla Reading the phrase "treasure peace" in the online comment of another poet, speaking about a third person's poem, I began wondering what treasuring peace would involve. Right now my old cat is very fussy, disturbed perhaps b...
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Releasing Eris, Part Two
Creative Change. Photo by Kyla "Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal." -- Martin Luther King, Jr. I continue to find myself drawn to this idea of releasing Eris. It has great magnetism for me, because ...
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Releasing Eris, Goddess of Discord and Strife
Eris "in the center of it all". Photo by Kyla Happy New Year! These days I am thinking a lot about Eris, daughter of Nyx (Night), Greek deity of Strife and Discord, said to be Ares' (Mars') companion. So, she is a female war goddess. Eris is also the name o...
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On Christmas Eve The Animals Speak at Midnight
Photo by Kyla On Christmas Eve the animals speak at midnight. Children creep into the barn hoping to hear what they might have to say. My father would have told us, when the animals, after all, stayed silent as always, that we must have just missed them. We...
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Seeking Refuge
Detail from Houdini by M. Regelson. Photo by Kyla Language is a shapeshifting beast that patrols the borders of silence. Articles prowl, poems extend their claws. Novels snarl, texts growl, sweet lyrics seduce you sideways with surprise, conversation lurks ...
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Credible
Photo by Kyla we have word of a credible threat credible word meaning you should believe us as we might believe it as we believe we see accurately the lineage of the eyes of a perpetrator or pedestrian protagonist perfectionist prevaricating prestidigitator...
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Nab's Blessing Before Food
Let Me In.  Photo by Kyla (Nab is a young cat, a skilled hunter, very sociable and affectionate and also impatient. He pretty much comes and goes at choice; some mornings he is in and out of the kitchen door five or six times in a half hour. The other morni...
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