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The best thing anyone ever said to me:

The best thing I ever heard was meant as a dire warning. I offer an extended version as a blessing.

During your life, you will lose everything. It may be when you’re old. It may be when you’re young. It may go quickly. It may go slowly. But it will go: you will lose everything.

But you’ll be ok. Just don’t let it make you bitter.

When you hold something beautiful in your eye, or in your hand, or in your heart, know that you will be all right when you inevitably lose it. And until that moment, love it with everything you’ve got, so you can feel fulfilled when the time comes to let it go.

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Our stories create our realities.As humans, we are the only creatures (that we know of) who walk around (yes, I did just eliminate dolphins) with a memory of the past and a vision of the future. We are constantly spread over time. Sure, we can meditate or practice mindfulness and bring more of our life into our lives, but time travel i...

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The Fine Art of Horse Creation

In the Ancient Greek version of the Aerion story, Poseidon impregnates his sister . . . Which is culturally appropriate. Today he might get a little flack for that. Or possibly arrested. But it has to happen: we still need horses (don't we?). Do we still need horses? Have they, too, been relegated to the pathetic zone of h...

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Rape: a risque and unplanned opening . . .

I think: I'll just write a myth with a bit of detail in a way that I would enjoy reading, then I'll re-write in a way that I feel better serves our current population instead of echoing the cultures and values of long-dead people.Then I pick one more-or-less out of a hat. I'll do Poseidon (he's cute) and Demeter (haven't really ex...

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