Fuzz, the Magic of Cadaver Dissection, and the Boston Marathon

Last week I was immersed in an Integral Anatomy course for 6 days with Gil Hedley.  From 9 until 5 we dissected 4 human forms layer by layer, unwrapping gifts of philosophical marvel, anatomical wonder and spiritual enlightenment.  How did all of this come from a dissection lab? Being present with death and exploring the … More Fuzz, the Magic of Cadaver Dissection, and the Boston Marathon

Silence

  July Fourth weekend is always a trip, especially in a city, which I always forget, is such a tourist attraction.  The start of summer accompanied by the long awaited warm weather enticed the masses out to Venice and Santa Monica Beach, urging everyone to play all day and dance all night. I was enticed … More Silence

Rite of Passage…

 Death is a rite of passage, just as is birth.  In the west, we celebrate birth and mourn death. I think that the moment someone exits this lifetime there is great relief, just as there is great relief during birth, although we tend to mourn death and celebrate birth. When we are born, our … More Rite of Passage…