Series of Posts

Light Morning’s Core Values

Living Close to the Earth includes Stretching Toward Radiant Health; Working Close to Home; Tending Projects and Attitudes; and Embracing the Earth.

A New Kind of Family includes The Underlying Assumptions; Five Core Social Skills; and A Social Covenant.

A Transformational Journey includes The Soul Is Not Human; The Four Cairns; and A Prayer Bead Necklace.

Early Letters From Light Morning

Early Letters: 1 includes December 1974; January 1975.

Early Letters: 2 includes February 1975; March 1975.

Early Letters: 3 includes April 1975; May 1975.

The School of the Spirit

School of the Spirit Application: 1 includes Prologue; A Quaker Retreat; Rescue 8; and Light Morning.

School of the Spirit Application: 2 includes Wax Statues; The Vipassana Experience; A Personal God; and Testing the Water.

Two Roads: 1 includes Two Grandparents; The Lansdowne Draft Board; Arden Rendezvous; Tongues of Fire; and The Second Coming.

Two Roads: 2 includes Two Insights; Two Roads Diverging; The Illusion of Agency.

Medicine Wheels for Story Orphans: 1 includes Prologue; An Awakening in Manila; A Story-Woven World; The Perilous Loss of Story

Medicine Wheels for Story Orphans: 2 includes Shifting Paradigms; Seeking Medicinal Stories.

Medicine Wheels for Story Orphans: 3 includes The Myth-Spinning Mind; Therapeutic Dreams; Medicine Wheelwrights.

Liminal Gifts: 1 includes Between Two Worlds; Down Under.

Liminal Gifts: 2 includes Discerning Callings; Harvesting the Moment Points.

Liminal Gifts: 3 includes The Gift-Giver; Ancient Fawn; The Triple Gem; Keeping the Faith.

Strong Medicine Dreams

Strong Medicine Dreams tells how Joyce and I ventured into the numinous world
of dreams; and draws a distinction between regular dreams and dreams that are strongly medicinal.

The Advocate A strong medicine dream that includes My Father; Flood Waters Rising; The Burning Tower; Choosing a Crew; Under the Shadow of Thy Wings; and Amplifying the Dream.

God is Approaching includes Scenes 1, 2, and 3; and Amplifying the Dream.

Down Under is in Liminal Gifts: 1.

Harvesting the Moment Points is in Liminal Gifts: 2.

Differing Perspectives on East and West includes an introduction, the dream itself, and some brief amplification of the dream.

A Bioregional Seminar

A Bioregional Seminar: 1 An introduction, plus the first two letters I wrote as part of a bioregional seminar with Thomas Berry after participating in the second North American Bioregional Congress.

A Bioregional Seminar: 2 The final three letters I wrote as part of a bioregional seminar with Thomas Berry after participating in the second North American Bioregional Congress.

Who’s Douglas?

Who’s Douglas?: 1 includes Prologue; Good Friday; Standing Up To the Drill Instructor; and Dreaming of Transdyne.

Who’s Douglas?: 2 includes The Bookworm and the Symposium; Finding ALM; and The Tuesday Night Group.

Who’s Douglas?: 3 includes Seeding Wax Statues; Intercepting a Punch; and A Thousand Thursday Afternoons.

Who’s Douglas?: 4 includes An Escalating Sense of Urgency; The Dream Is Dead; Don’t Screen Him Out; and Epilogue.

The ALM Work Readings

Associations of the Light Morning includes Prologue; Setting the Stage; Elucidating a Name.

What’s In a Name includes Names Given and Taken; Subcultures and Dialects; and Starting Blocks.

Seasonal Images

Spring 2020 includes photos taken at Light Morning during this season.

Summer 2020 includes photos taken at Light Morning during this season.

Autumn 2020 includes photos taken at Light Morning during this season.

Winter 2020 includes photos taken at Light Morning during this season.

Spring 2021 includes photos taken at Light Morning during this season.

Healing Deep Within

Healing Deep Within: 1 includes The Bogeyman; and A Rainbow of Pain.

Healing Deep Within: 2 includes Reaching for Blackberries and My Mother’s Casket.

Healing Deep Within: 3 includes The Chain of Abuse, A River of Gold, and Beautiful New Memories.

Letting Nature Take Its Course

Letting Nature Take Its Course: 1 includes March 16th, 2018; March 21st, 2018; March 26th, 2018; and April 2nd, 2018.

Letting Nature Take Its Course: 2 includes April 9th, 2018; and May 4th, 2018.

Letting Nature Take Its Course: 3 includes May 30th, 2018; June 20th, 1918; and June 24th, 2018.

Vipassana Meditation

Striving To Die Smilingly: A Tribute to Terrell Jones includes Noble Chatter; Shut Up, Terrell; The Swish of the Horse’s Tail; The Miracle Pilgrimage; To Leave With Awareness; and Epilogue.

A Sword In My Side: 1 includes Two Converts; Three Clues; A Pivotal Sit; Decompression Sickness; and Polarized Negotiations.

A Sword In My Side: 2 includes A Frightened Octopus; Struck by Lightning; The Soul Is Not Human; and Entering the Burn Zone.

A Sword In My Side: 3 includes Come Out Steaming; Interlocking Phrases; Hope’s Letters; A Blizzard’s Gift; A Postcard From The Twilight Zone: and Epilogue.

Assimilating Vipassana is a haiku version of how and why I practice Vipassana meditation.

Choosing To Age In Community

Choosing To Age In Community: 1 includes Prologue; Growing Up in Winslow; War, Marriage, and Divorce; The Razor’s Edge; Harmony House; and Tom Rescues His Mother.

Choosing To Age In Community: 2 includes Choosing Light Morning; A Strenuous Lifestyle; Tom and Lauren; Aging Elsewhere; Looking In The Mirror; and To Be Born and Die at Home.

Choosing To Age In Community: 3 includes Prologue; The Razor’s Edge; The Comforter; Snowberry; Inducing Catharsis; Traveling On.

The Lofty Chronicles

The Lofty Chronicles: 1 — Saying Goodbye to Early Childhood.

The Lofty Chronicles: 2 — Just For the Joy of It.

The Lofty Chronicles: 3 — Lofty Brown.

The Lofty Chronicles: 4 — Gifts and Abilities.

The Lofty Chronicles: 5 — The Irony of Pinocchio.

The Lofty Chronicles: 6 — On Loan From the Universe.

The Lofty Chronicles: 7 — The Old Paths

The Lofty Chronicles: 8 — Tracing Gender Lines