August 15, 83
Guess who? I mean would you
me? Well, that's who it is--me.
And in front of me as I type is
very beautiful card from May with
more beautiful message and
I have been thinking of you,
your summer, your summer on
we say? Your summer of signs,
summer of symbols. You are
in touch. Me--I have to take
But I have been channeling. I am
of sorts, but I am not sure I
put too much energy into being
I mean, perhaps, that there has
a war between mystics and
psychics don't feel it as much as
who say avoid the psychic like
So I am more mystically inclined,
perhaps, sceptical [sic]. And to
one must be open, an open flower,
an open heart.
No mind games, no doubts, no
I have been reasonably successful
at doing it,
but I am even more interested in
the depths of myself, where I am
Kingdom of God is within. So....
Now the strange news from me. I
at the living room table because
climb the stairs to my study. My
right leg is in
a cast and it is propped up on a
pillow beside me.
My right hand, elbow and shoulder
are not in a cast
but feel as if they should be. In
short I had
an accident, a stupid, strange
accident. I fell
from a ladder painting the house.
Or rather the ladder
slid out from under me and I went
down with it.
A mess. I am a mess. But getting
better. A better
mess probably. And school starts
in a couple of weeks.
Imagine if you can me coming into
class on crutches!
That is what it is going to be.
And yet it has forced me into
myself, has made me
stop playing games as if I were
merely a householder
and house painter. The last
couple of weeks have
been very meditative. And that is
that is why I had the fall, why
something pulled the rug out from
and down I went. Even so--a
And that is about all the news I
time. I have wanted to write you,
always too busy working on the
house, trying to
make up for years and years of
slide. But too much fury is as
bad as too little.
Now I have time to write, to
read, to meditate,
to channel, to be. I hope and
feel that you
may be doing the same. I know it.
you are a poet, on skates. An
Angel fan as I
am a Dodger.
A Dream" for
Richard's poetic rendition of the