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Love Letters: An Invitation To Fall In Love With Yourself (Vol I and II) - By Barbara Azzara (Cohen) Friend, teacher, client, counselor, mother, friend, spiritual love, partner... Barbara has no label in my mind nor heart that can capture all the being she is.  She came into my life as a spirit guide.  Instead... Continue Reading →


"Compassion and Restoring a Sense of Humanity" Presented to VII International Symposium on Torture, New Delhi, 1999. "Hawk and Dove", unfinished short book. "Is Hope a Skill? Is Compassion a Competence?". "Culturally Internalized Trauma: The Normalization of Violent Systems and the Implications of Conflict Resolution without Rehabilitation" Presented to 2ECPCR, October 1994. "Biogenesis: A Discussion... Continue Reading →


Many movements start out slowly so we can experience the nuances of foot placement, the subtle directions our body frame takes, and where our intent is focused. Some movement is very intense. I was fortunate on this day to practice with someone who understands the learning of intensity. Some Aikido practice involves traditional staffs. Here... Continue Reading →

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