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2012: The Storm Before The Calm

The Autumnal Equinox arrives, accompanied by fog and mist and rain and clouds of every shade of gray.  The world’s qi shifts from boundless movement toward boundless stillness.  We leave behind the excessive yang of summer and move into the … Continue reading

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Reading the Map of Fate

What my teachers have taught me has been born out by my 40-some years of study:  the I Ching is a system of 64 living symbols that perennially outgrows whatever interpretation as been affixed to it.  Why would the snake … Continue reading

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The Oracle and the War Against Fate

Overview The Unity of all things dwells in an undifferentiated state of living potential.  Neither awake nor asleep nor dreaming, it is the shining awareness everywhere present, the fount of time and eternity.  It is still and silent, utterly at … Continue reading

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Why A New I Ching?

I cannot distance the I Ching from my own life any more than you. My first teachers of the Book of Change impressed upon me the perceptual aspect of this ancient work, as opposed to the historical interpretation so prevalent … Continue reading

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The 2012 Meme of Restoring Wholeness

The great Chinese sage Chuang Tzu calls our attention to a strange tree beside the road.  Its bark is so tough that no ax can penetrate it, its wood is so twisted that it cannot be split or used for … Continue reading

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The Oracle and the Smoking Mirror

Tezcatlipoca, the god of the Smoking Mirror of ancient Mexico, wore an obsidian mirror on his chest that reflected the true nature of anyone looking into it.  Those who could not gaze at their reflection without averting their eyes lost … Continue reading

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Inspired Action [1]

I am part of a Living Whole that wants the best for me and all others at the same time. This is the lesson I’ve learned in my sixty years.  It’s the lesson I repeat to myself constantly. Like a … Continue reading

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