My Lover, My Muse


I remember a time when sitting down to write was a chore. It didn’t matter that writing is my profession of choice, and that I’d spent years eagerly refining compelling lead sentences at newspapers and magazines. Or that I had several unpublished labors of love-hate, full-length book manuscripts that had at one time swept me […]

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Death of the Narrator


Do you ever stop to listen to your thoughts? If you do, you’ll notice that other than occasional functional, creative or investigative thought, the thinking mind has three full time jobs: It reflects on the past, it projects the future or it comments on the present. Waking up, at least for me, was the instant […]

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Eight Possible Truths about Enlightenment


Ever since I noticed I don’t exist, I’ve been discovering hundreds of other no-selves all over the world–on Facebook pages, online forums, websites, blogs and even in my local community. In these new virtual and actual meetings, my reporter personality (still here) has been busy asking questions about this radical change of perspective called waking […]

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Letting Go Gracefully


Stuff is falling away, and so are people and places. My coveted book collection is on yard sale and giveaway status:  Everything from quantum theory, to psychology theory, to conspiracy theory and much more, is leaving. What do I really need to know, that I will not know in the moment? Other than a how-to […]

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