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Little birds and little droplets

– About form and emptiness – Look at these elegant feet!  The birds are so used to us now; they sit on my shoe while I’m tying the laces.  Grebes are plentiful again on the ocean.  The new harvest of … Continue reading

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My Search

My Search  by Klaus Kommoss 2004 There was so much searching, and there was finding. Oh, what a miracle it always is. But what I found was not what I was searching. What I found was what I never thought … Continue reading

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Falling into now

Observations about a harmless fall while climbing. – Receiving the moment without condition – We had just begun a short practice climb on a sandstone cliff. I was standing on the ground, belaying her, and she was 30 feet or … Continue reading

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Before we go we need to let go

 A short reflection on the act of letting go – There is no beginning without an ending – On all those journeys, where was I going? Have I ever arrived, have I ever departed? Where does a journey start, where … Continue reading

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Walking in the dark

Walking in total darkness on an immense dry lake bed and investigating the workings of the mind under such extreme sense deprivation. – A glimpse of liberation ? – Deep in the desert, halfway down the sun-tortured Baja peninsula of Mexico, … Continue reading

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Those who have fear and those who know fear

An exciting exploration into a deep sink hole and subsequent ‘march‘ in an underground river in New Zealand. Reflections on fear. – It takes distrust, not trust, to deal with fear – She was near panic when we saw her … Continue reading

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Matterhorn

 Solo-climbing the Matterhorn and finding a dead climber on the way. Reflections on the motivations to do dangerous things. – The question whether to save your life or to live your life –   The Matterhorn is one of the … Continue reading

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