Musing on Medusa, Reflections on the Gorgon’s Head


Those of us who fear chaos, through our efforts to control chaos, bring about more chaos, a more virulent chaos, a more violent chaos. At such times we see chaos as the Gorgon's head, writhing, wriggling, frightening. We project our anger, anger resulting from our fears onto this horrific mass, "If I am afraid it… Continue reading Musing on Medusa, Reflections on the Gorgon’s Head

On Form


There's a connection and relationship between the way we internalize honesty/deception and how we relate to form. Form is the means by which error is recognized and the means by which correctness is recognized. There are, it seems, two Muses: the Muse of Inspiration, who gives us inarticulate visions and desires, and the Muse of… Continue reading On Form

Images, Projections, Reflections; Perturbations on the Surface of Sorrow


In this second segment of a video-taped dialogue Krishnamurti speaks of sorrow and compassion, death, and the sacred. At one point David Shainberg, who sits in for "every-person," makes a connection between images and the surface of the sorrow that underlies existence. He suggested that images were like waves upon this river of sorrow. I… Continue reading Images, Projections, Reflections; Perturbations on the Surface of Sorrow

Plans, Projections & Masks


This post is a bit of a departure from my common practice. It is left as a lightly edited transcription of a meditation of a few hours duration from a few days ago. It was written as each phrase or sentence or paragraph came to my attention as I let go of any attempt to… Continue reading Plans, Projections & Masks