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Invent your own language.
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The Myth of the Mountain

Trail notes from the sacred quest. 
It is said that the mountain orients us out of the void. It forces us upward. We don’t rise above others — only in ourselves....
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At the End of the Universe

Now I have said yes in full to my surrender.
I swallow the desire to run hard into the horizon until I burst into flames. I flap my heavy wings, fumbling, learning how to stretch into their reach. An old friend writes me out of the blue. They do not fully comprehend this search of mine; my searching for the pulse of life...READ THE REST
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IZNEZ

What the paradox encloses, it also releases. 
In order to live I must die. That is why IZNEZ has arrived.
I meet her for the first time in Peru. It is evening in the sacred valley and we are gathered in the temple...READ THE REST
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Breathing into Infinity

The more we surrender to death, the more we welcome in life. 
 
I am standing on the warm sand watching the waves eat my feet when the thought bubbles up: "the past is done." READ THE REST
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On Belonging

What is the story that breathes life into your being?
Today as I write you I feel the wild winds of a new era dawning upon me. A bold declaration indeed.  
 
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The Adventure Paradox

What exactly is a play temple? 
I'm not in the business of providing easy answers. No, I'm in the business of asking provocative questions. Thus my answer is frustrating for those who desire clarity: "Anything you want it to be." READ THE REST
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Why I Refused a Gun 

Why women should run wild regardless. 
 
I check the signal. One bar – barely alive. I am a woman potentially lost on a mountain slope, just out of reach of helping hands. This is my mother's worst nightmare. READ THE REST