“I want to write to write.”

In the United States, I have a close friend named Jim Forest. When I first met him eight years ago, he was working with the Catholic Peace Fellowship. Last winter, Jim came to visit. I usually wash the dishes after we’ve finished the evening meal, before sitting down an d drinking tea with everyone also. One night, Jim asked if he might do the dishes. I said, “Go ahead, but if you wash the dishes you must know the way to wash them.” Jim replied, “Come on, you think I don’t know how to wash the dishes?” I answered, “There…

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July Podcast – Consent, Journeys and Yes

Lee Harrington is joined this week by Mollena Williams and Dan & dawn as he leads a discussion on consent. They range in topic from how to say no, how to say yes, negotiation, the Consensual Project, safe words and linguistics. Lee and Mollena also share some very personal examples where consent was not respected. Plus, bathhouses, sneaky penis and a bucket of worms. http://eroticawakening.libsyn.com/ea128-say-yes Listen to the Erotic Awakening Podcast by clicking on the below for iTunes or here for all other subscription possibilities Want to Ask Lee? Click here to email Lee Harrington   If so moved…  …

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Bonus April Podcast: Zen, Bondage and Authenticity with JD

In this bonus podcast, I find myself in San Francisco interviewing JD on zen, bondage, philosophy for authenticity, and the intersections on kink, sex, passion, and eastern philosophy. Even with extra Alan Watts! http://eroticawakening.com/files/ea114.php JD is member of the internationally renowned bondage duo Two Knotty Boys. He is the producer of over 300 knot and rope bondage instructional videos, and is the coauthor of two popular rope bondage guidebooks, “Two Knotty Boys Showing You the Ropes” (2006) and “Two Knotty Boys Back on the Ropes” (2009). Aside from his work as an educator and promoter of the rope arts, he…

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May You Be Covered in Dust and Leather

Last night I learned of a prayer for Rabbinical students from times long ago from the amazing Dyland Richards, my house guest last night on his way to a Franciscan Monastery for a religious event (I love the variety of humans in my world). May you be covered in his dust. Or May you be covered in the dust of your Rabbi. I have a deep and resounding respect for the teachings of Jesus/Joshua, and yet my own relationship with his ministry has been challenging at times due to how it has been interpreted, implemented and dogmatically enforced over the…

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