Category Archives: Mysticism

Quotes for A Snowy Thursday

Yep, it’s snowing again in Western Washington.  Very pretty, just an inch or so here in Chehalis.  I expect it will be gone soon, but as daylight appeared, the neighborhood was especially appealing to the eye. I collect quotes.  They … Continue reading

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Come To Olympia If The Economy Has Put You On The Street

What better place than Olympia to gather if the Washington State economy has put you on the street?  Come to Olympia to assemble and petition for redress of grievance.   Come and sit on the streets of Olympia as a … Continue reading

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We Can’t Live with Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power Plants

The annual peace walk to the Ground Zero Center in Bangor is wrapping up today with a talk by Dennis Kucinich at 6:30 pm.   I was able to speak with Senji Kanaeda for a few minutes on July 31st and … Continue reading

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Prisoner of Conscience Needs our Help Today

Prisoner of conscience, Jackie Hudson, is at the Irwin County Detention Center and is having chest pains.  We need to put pressure on the facility to transfer Jackie to a hospital emergency room for evaluation right away.  The facility is … Continue reading

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All Things Must Pass

Quote for the day from Wendell Berry: “Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about How to Talk About the Weather

Global warming is real.  It’s a scientific fact and it’s deadly.  We are leaving a legacy of a planet buffeted by unstable and catastrophic weather to our children and grandchildren.  I know that lots of spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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How about a little Pablo Neruda?

From Peaceful Rivers: Keeping Quiet Now we will count to twelve and we will all keep still.   This one time upon the earth, let’s not speak any language, let’s stop for one second, and not move our arms so … Continue reading

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Revenge

Tip of the hat to Chris Hedges, Truth Dig and to Active Stills          and Shalom Aleichem to: The Palestinian poet Taha Muhammad Ali wrote this in his poem “Revenge”: At times … I wish I could … Continue reading

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Tibet and China

The situation for the people of Tibet over the past 50 years is really not that different from the plight of the Palestinian people.  The Chinese invasion of Tibet and the subsequent damage and destruction of the Tibetan way of … Continue reading

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The Value of Less Industrialized Cultures, Part III

So, today, there are many cultures and peoples who are being oppressed and killed through systematic interactions between more and less industrialized cultures.  A couple of simple examples are the people of Afghanistan and Iraq who are under attack and … Continue reading

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