Author Archives: Richard O Fuller

About Richard O Fuller

Quaker, living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota.

A Glance Back at My Shamanic Path

I feel it’s all coming together for me, here near the end of my life, although not in a way that I had foreseen.

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Supplementary Handouts to go with the Friends’ Forum Discussion on Dying and Death

April 24 addition It was a wonderful meeting! Perhaps 40 people, in person and by Zoom. It was a wide-ranging conversation, from details of VSED (Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking) to caring for the variety of people who are low-functioning … Continue reading

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Let’s have humility in the face of world population

Dear Friends,First a little context. I subscribe to a discussion group hosted by Quaker Earthcare Witness, which I would recommend. To join you would go to this page: you would click on the boldfaced text “ But this list is … Continue reading

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An epidemic of demoralization and a human Earthrise, for the survivors

Friends, I hope this is a turning point for me. In any case it’s two steps in the right direction. 1.This is one of those background things I would really like to talk about but have no particular timeline for … Continue reading

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Seeing the Light…

For almost a year now I have been able to move into optimism as needed. Optimism similar to Joanna Macy’s Active Hope. But my stance, to this point, has been: “I’m paying attention and I’m ready. Along with all of the bad … Continue reading

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A Non-theist Tries to Accept Some Christian Gifts

A huge thing has been floating near and nearer to the surface of my awareness. For years I’ve thought the thing I glimpsed was floating up, floating in, to my awareness. One month I’d see a contour here, the next, … Continue reading

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Two Old Heros and a New One

It’s been over a year…since my last post here.I’ve been busy with other things. We are even closer to financial meltdown, but that’s a given; we’ll cope as best we can, when it comes… Thanks to Ilze for pointing … Continue reading

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Time For An Adrenaline Rush

I don’t usually “rush to print” here, but these are new times. I’ve been saying for a year now, “before Obama leaves office…” Here’s new confirmation of this timeline. Paul Gilding, whom I wrote about a year ago, is now … Continue reading

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~A New Life-Chapter~

You know how things change… sometimes it’s slow, and then you look around and IT’S DIFFERENT? What I’ve been doing on this website up to this point feels like it’s in the past. Not irrelevant. I wouldn’t think of taking … Continue reading

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Global-Reset Events

Most of my friends know how to “reset” or “restart” a computer. They know that it wipes the short-term memory clean, but leaves the underlying machinery intact, and leaves intact work they have done, that they have saved a copy … Continue reading

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