Monthly Archives: August 2012

group grope

Many many many many people do not understand what I am on about with Myth. It is weird, ironic, sad, exemplary of modern culture that for most people this word primarily means ‘something that isn’t true’.  In fact myth IS … Continue reading

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Maatt

I began dancing seriously when I was 15 and went on as I got older to having a dance theatre company in New York. When people sometimes talk about my being a writer, it makes me laugh.  I don’t feel … Continue reading

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MAA

Matrix, Matter, Mother, Myth All of these words petal out from the center Sanskrit seed word, MAA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uOoNT88HP4&feature=related

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cracks

One of the great joys in my life is a friendship with raconteur, writer and scholar Ari Berk.  While, he and his stories have always interested me and God knows, made me laugh, I admit to being surprised when he … Continue reading

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vis a vis

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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intelligence

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.  — Albert Einstein Why did he say that?  As a master of creative thought, Einstein … Continue reading

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Let It Be?

I’ve been struggling with acceptance.  Many experiences have led me to feel that it is the most profound of spiritual attributes. Katherine Mansfield says Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change.  So suffering must become love.  That … Continue reading

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The Body Out of Chaos Born

Roro Anteg and Joko Seguer are the Emperor’s daughter and a Brahmin who marry during the rise of Islam on Java.  They move further and further east into the mountains where  they can find room to worship, but they cannot … Continue reading

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In the Line of Fire

The new Mythic Imagination Magazine that we are putting together is called Guns and Roses.  As I write this the morning after the shootings at the Sikh Temple and two weeks after the Aurora shootings, it is beyond discouraging to … Continue reading

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Two

Think about someone you love.  Now think about someone you love who is dead.  Any difference in the way you found them? Didn’t think so.  The eyes of the heart can see beyond the wall.

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