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Would You Give Up Arms For Wings?
A story inspired by the visionary life and writings of Paulus Berensohn.

I've been working on this book for three years now, and like Paulus himself, the project is a weaving, and filled with layers.

 

I like to think of my book drafts, and the project itself sort of like a tree, and that this webpage can reflect that and become another form of the word "would."

 

There in the center is the core place where I began the journey in 2018, and each year there is a new growth ring has appeared.

 

For now, if you click under the main heading for Would You Give Up Arms for Wings, the versions of the project, and what I've been working through is evident. 

 

However, by the end of December 2021 I'd like to have everything organized so you can see the tree, and not just imagine what it looks like. The project is so rich and deep and wide. Sometimes I'm just swimming in the moment, and the writing. It's hard to stop the flow. If you know Paulus, you aren't surprised by that. But if you don't know him, that's why I'm writing this book.  

 

In essence:

Would You Give Up Arms For Wings? A story inspired by the visionary life and mystical writings of Paulus Berensohn is a narrative study of the human psyche’s essential longing for freedom, and the potential for natural fulfillment through enchanted experiences like dancing, poetry, craft practices and deep ecology.

 

 

 

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