Month: November 2014

  • A Forest in Spring: My Connection with John de Ruiter

    In meetings with John de Ruiter, the prospect of the questioner’s chair was glowing brighter and brighter in me, until a whisper said “go.” Previously in the chair I had reached as deep as possible, but now more intermediate levels were calling. My focus of late had been held less by a sense of responsibility […]

  • Cinema Night – Nov. 25

    Our next movie at The College will screen on Tuesday, November 25 Doors, concession, and bar open at 18:00  Concession closes at 19:00 Movie starts 19:15 followed by social mixer And the movie? Picture the ordinary. Now inject a realization, perhaps faint, which grows into a whole new life. No looking back. See you on Tuesday.

  • A Narrative from Across the Threshold

                                My Meeting with John de Ruiter, October 10, 2014 This is a transcript of my dialogue with John, the inner experience of which I describe in “A Forest in Spring Time.” Q: I am excited to be here. Since Nordegg I’ve […]

  • Pangrams

    Pangrams: phrases of minimum length spanning the alphabet. Be no fop. Doze, juvenile qualms!  I know exactly right. Zest for quick waxing just proved humbling. For me, Hugo Weaving strikes xylophonic qualities, just bedazzling! John de Ruiter quotes axe away hazy guff, blocks, and  vamps. A wizard grey, his quest on Styx, jumps for black love.   […]

  • John de Ruiter Cinema Night Titles

     Enjoy the list of past films viewed with John. The list will be updated after each cinema night. Not all the dates are exact.   Movie American History X (1998) Tracks (2013) Month February   Year   2015 American History X (1998) The March of the Penguins Les Miserables (2012) Unbreakable (M. Night Shyamalan) JanuaryDecember […]