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On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 5:52 PM, Jennifer Van Bergen  wrote:

Deb,
I know how terrible tooth infections can be and you have been suffering from an infection in ALL of the top ones?! And must have them ALL pulled? AND a hurt (?) ankle. Terrible, terrible you have to go through all this, but at least you will get these things taken care of and will heal.

Funny what you say about being decrepit and over-committed. I may have mentioned to you what Matt said during the trip, since our health problems made very loud appearances in us both. He said he thought that instead of looking for property for 12GI, maybe we should look for a nursing home.

Haha.  Handi want both a cooperative living space and our own space, which we quite adequately fill, as long as it has a workshop 🙂  We could have a nursing home with wood and metal shop, a printing and publishing operation, communal kitchen, auditorium, and comfy individual units.  I have drawn several plans.  My most recent creation is a snail house.  People are afraid to have me draw it. *snicker*

Also, funny because when I first read that phrase (decrepit, etc.), I thought you meant everyone on the list (to which you didn’t post)! And maybe you are unwittingly correct! At least exhausted and over-committed. 

There’s something about you that I love very much, Deb, and always have and have never told you. I really love your innocent perspicaciousness. You’re so smart (in ways I’m not) and strong in ways I really admire, but you’re also sweet and innocent at the same time. Your Midwest (sounds like Minnesota to me) accent emphasizes this, altho I felt it before I ever heard your voice (and if someone just heard you and hadn’t discussed with you or read your words, they might mistake you for something less, because you sound so young and innocent).

I am so deeply touched by what you said about me.

Good ideas for 12Gen and the church. Funny, too, cuz Matt also said we ought to establish it as a religion! Then he moved onto “why not a cult”? LOL!

As you may know, that’s how scientology started.  Rather, I propose a religion based upon human values, human rights, and human aspirations.

I told you, didn’t I, about my brilliant promotional idea? To write a book of clues. Or a treasure map for people to follow. Or a code for readers to break. 

One thing we discussed was whether this might make it so popular, it would get out of control.
Anyway, would you please post something on the 12GI ning site about your idea? There are a few people on there who have NO clue what archetypes work is, but they joined for some reason, so ….  Actually, come to think of it, maybe I should just go ahead and subscribe some people to the 12GI yahoogroup (letting them know in advance so they can object if they really need to). That way, if you (or someone else) posted a suggestion or subject of discussion, others might even be inspired to respond. Who knows?! 

There’s a vacuum in the center of the world right now – a black hole – that is sucking everything into it, all people of conscience and intelligence and wit, all goodness and will power, all inspiration, all love. What is to become of us?

I am frightened by this trend.  I am also heartened to have found so many sisters and brothers.
Peace and love,
~Deb

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