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April 22, 2010

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Genju

You are always just smack on target, Barry! Thank you! Another book for the 108 shelves! And another opening of a door to practice!

joanne

Coincidentally, this week I have been thinking about (also feeling about) that idea of "fastening one's love upon other human individuals" and how we get tossed to and fro because we have placed our sense of well being outside of ourselves - placed it in the care of another. I understand what Welwood says in theory but it is still difficult to leap across the gap and try again. Thanks for helping me look at this (actually I think I am squinting) from another angle.

Jean

Puts me in mind of Janis Joplin singing, "Break another piece of my heart now baby!" Thanks for post, I will look for this book.

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