I posted this a couple of years ago. At the time it was going to be shown in my town. Now it's being shown on PBS. I think it's well worth watching. Tomorrow night, PBS Premiere: July 29, 2013 - or, if you're like me and don't have cable - streaming online July 30-Aug 28. Anything that helps people rethink what "normal" means is good by me.
If someone is denying your experience walk away. I too am still learning this one, given I'm an activist and advocate with some unusual knowledge...knowledge I often wish I did not have. There is a point in some dialogues where it becomes clear that any more discussion is wasted breath and life-force. Time to walk. This point may happen very soon or it may happen after quite a lot of discussion. When communication ceases, walk away. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Be silent and listen: have you recognized your madness and do you admit it? Have you noticed that all your foundations are completely mired in madness? Do you not want to recognize your madness and welcome it in a friendly manner? You wanted to accept everything. So accept madness too. Let the light of your madness shine, and it will suddenly dawn on you. Madness is not to be despised and not to be feared, but instead you should give it life... … [click on title for the rest of the post]