Monthly Archives: June 2017

Sojourns with Sorrow: Grief as Guide and Comforter

When we lose someone we love, a part of us just wants to be relieved of the suffering, and we naturally think of our grief as something that must be endured or as a necessary stage to pass through or to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Shedding the Self, or, ‘Who is it that carries this corpse around?’

I have of late—but wherefore I know not—lost all my mirth, forgone all custom of exercises; and indeed, it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory; this most excellent … Continue reading

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Note to Self: Your ‘Comfort Zone’ Is Looking Entirely Too Comfortable

“Years ago, when I first mentally mapped out what it would mean to free solo Freerider, there were half a dozen of pitches where I was like, ‘Oh that’s a scary move and that’s a really scary sequence, and that … Continue reading

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