Author Archives: The Marmite Journal

Day of the Dead

Holy Holy Mother of all Pray for us now At the hour of our death Blessed be the weak in spirit Blessed be the ones who hate Blessed be the starving children Blessed be the ones who take  Blessed be … Continue reading

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#MeToo, Or Maybe Not

May the feet of men and women be free from sores. May our bodies be healed. May our hearts and minds be free to love. May we feel compassion for the pain of strangers. May we be safe when we reach out to them.
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Time to Cry

This recent shooting in Texas has me badly rattled. Right before it came the attack in NYC, and people I love the most in the world are in NYC every day. Then this. So many children died. For no reason … Continue reading

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Gratitude, #2

Can you feel it? Gratitude for how each drop of pain like black fire sinks into the heart and explodes into a zillion shining shards so that all of you – neck, shoulders, lungs, bowels – is swallowed by agony … Continue reading

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In the Arms of the Dragon

When one does a lot of NOSC work, Holotropic and other, it is imperative (we say) that the Traveler make time and space to go through an “integration” process – that is, be able to spend the time it takes … Continue reading

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Sat, Chit, (not yet) Ananda

When I think of myself as divine, star dust, created out of the same substances as the planets, I am filled with fear. Not uplifted as I am supposed to feel when I am told that I am all these … Continue reading

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Sensus Corporis

During the long introductory lecture before a Holotropic Breathwork session, the subject of the body comes up a lot: somatic realms, trauma in the body, energies manifested in the body, body work during the session, etc. Once, many years ago, … Continue reading

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