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Mistaking Sex for Intimacy

Mistaking Sex for Intimacy — Making Amends WARNING: ADULT CONTENT In 2012, after a long stretch of unhappiness and depression, I began actively exploring the intersection of spirituality with erotic energy, sex, and intimacy. My quest was not just another … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 32

Asking for Enough WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I did not blog for a couple of days. No time to write—I’ve been busy having in-body experiences and dancing with Kali! In the past few weeks I have explored how I block myself … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 18

Sacrificing Limitations on Self-Pleasuring WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I’ve been asking myself what else I need to give up for Lent. I want to give up more of the things that keep me disconnected from my self, my God, and my … Continue reading

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Forty Blogs for Forty Days of Lent – Day 16

Respect for Boundaries WARNING: ADULT CONTENT I am grateful for a beautiful evening with friends—dinner and then a concert of exciting John Williams music with the Florida Orchestra at the Straz Center. But it’s always hard to go home alone … Continue reading

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On the Day of My Divorce

Today words fail me. They cannot save me. For this I hate them. I want to tear apart every word ever spoken, every sentence ever written. Tear them apart and spit on them. Yet, today of all days, I have … Continue reading

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The Shadow of My Shoes

One of the challenges of learning about the shadow is the very fact that this territory is hidden from our normal conscious awareness. There are many ways to trace clues to what is hidden, including exploring our patterns of strong … Continue reading

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Mr. Nice Guy Discovers His Shadow

I have known about the concept of “shadow” and “shadow work” for about 20 years and have explored a little at its edges, but it is only recently that I have plunged into full exploration of my shadow (as in … Continue reading

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Beginning in the Shadowlands

This is the first post on my new blog! As I approached my sixtieth birthday a few months ago, I hardly recognized myself—who was this tired, cynical, and unhappy person? I did not want to waste any more of my … Continue reading

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