Month: March 2019

The Authenticity Experiment, the collage edition.  I have so many half-finished posts.  So many.  Because I’m researching and writing essays again in earnest, I can’t seem to get a post finished.  Then a few weeks ago, I got this idea to give you some select paragraphs from the rough starts of Authenticity Experiments—to let you in on what I’m thinking about.  It’s random, I’ll admit that, and maybe it won’t work and I’ll get a bunch of unsubscribes.  But I’ve been taking artistic risks lately, so why not here, too.  None of these transitions are manipulated.  I’ve just chosen the…

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The Authenticity Experiment, the end of the world edition. When I was growing up, a young, sensitive, empathic Pisces, given to reacting to sudden changes of mood in the room, my mother would say to me, Oh, honey, it’s not the end of the world.  Then, I understood this as dismissive.  I wanted a mother who knew her high intuitive daughter needed soothing, a hug, some tea, and the reassurance that everything would be okay.  Instead, what I got was, Oh, honey, it’s not the end of the world. Even when she began dying. As I assessed the situation and…

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