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  • So, you put your baby out into the world. You've done test runs before, and this is it. You've held on to it for a year. You finally put it out there. The timing seems right; the weather seems promising. You feel extremely vulnerable. Sure, you've written things and put your name onto them; you've performed some of your pieces. And this is similar, but it feels bigger; because this is a big step. And of course, the first person you tell makes fun of it and laughs hysterically out the door so you can't even defend yourself.

    And that's the world, ladies and gentlemen. The louder jerk gets the laugh, while the quiet and hurt get the boot. This is why we would rather live in perpetual disappointment, than experience the ups and downs. Staying soft against the tide is a difficult endeavour. In this world, sex must be missionary. And everything that's out of the ordinary must be contained, confined, and corrected. This is the pecking order, and I'm exactly where I belong, outside it.

    Anyway, I thought up this idea a year ago - LOTR yoga. It is my brainchild. And I've taught it twice; the reception is usually quite positive. I'm running it again this Thursday.

    You attract the people that belong in your life.

    xx The water is raging, the flames are yearning.
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