Author Archives: oceanstarr

Moving through trauma and loss to process anger and emotion in a beneficial way for the week of 6/24/2018 to 6/30/2018

Originally posted on Char's Holistic Healing & Knowing Services:
This past week has been an extremely traumatic, upsetting, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually challenging, and full of loss for my family and many families I know locally and globally. Possibly…

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Impromptu

So I was half watching a documentary about vampire bats and came across the bit of data that those bats who have eaten well may share their food with other bats who have not. They are more likely to share … Continue reading

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On Comfort

A wise friend of mine posted on Facebook this morning “If we never thank God for every smile, then why do we blame him for every tear?” This triggered an avalanche of reflection for me. I’ve lived through times of … Continue reading

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Drop by Drop

It’s ok to be tired. It’s ok to buy the frozen pizza because it was a long day at work and everybody needs to eat dinner tonight. It’s ok to buy the gas powered, second hand car even though a … Continue reading

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On Willful Inefficiency… or the Root of All Evil

Perhaps even atheists repeat the admonition that “the love of money is the root of all evil”… a phrase common to the point of cliché. Yet there are many who do harm without any clear profit motive.  Is evil a … Continue reading

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Amnesia and Resurrection

I frequently get in this rather complicated discussion about the nature of human existence… I am adamantly resistant to a lot of “time sensitive” things people do… I could go on for paragraphs on that, but I’m sure anyone who … Continue reading

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Because

Because of his unnatural and, some said, unholy affinity for numbers, Alfred was kept out of certain areas of the house. It unnerved the ladies when he counted their stitches as they sewed. The swordsmen were disturbed when he tried … Continue reading

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You are the only person.

You are the only person. You are the only person you have. You are the only person you have to please. Please, you are the only person. Please.

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Sounds like you’re desperate to be visible, but ok…

Small child dances in socks on linoleum. Watch me Mom! Artist starves because marketing is Selling Out. Man screams into the void of dead air. Recognition. Validation. Meaning. Tether me with the validation of your eyes. What do I do … Continue reading

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Old words

I was cleaning up some old papers and found this. I must have written it, but I don’t have any idea when or why.   Drunk on the music Intoxicated on notes too beautiful for a man to have written … Continue reading

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