Monthly Archives: September 2011

Encouragement

Out of nowhere, a dog came bounding past me on the sidewalk. He slowed to a walk, so that I was forced to slow down as well. When I determined him to be harmless, I ran around him on the … Continue reading

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The Waters Of The Heart

Light breaks where no sun shines; Where no sea runs, the waters of the heart Push in their tides; And, broken ghosts with glow-worms in their heads, The things of light File through the flesh where no flesh decks the … Continue reading

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Midnight, Terre Haute

Filling in the silent spaces in the apartment (and me).

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Mindful Moment on the Mid-Morning Run

Eleven miles in cold, steady rain. There isn’t a soul on this trail. The cars on the road are making that sound they make on wet tar. I’m wondering if some poet or lonely writer caught in a storm without … Continue reading

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Intervention Rests On The Sill Of My Fireplace

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Free Ourselves From Ourselves

Inspiration for the taper weeks: I found this post in my ancient blog, written in the summer of 2004. (That dates me back to before I joined cross country, when I was a ten-minute mile jogger on constant fad diets and … Continue reading

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An Empathetic Mirror

I don’t take actual patients until my second year in my doctorate program, but in just a few weeks of observing sessions, doing intake interviews, and being in therapy myself, it seems to me that providing good therapy, at least … Continue reading

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