Death as a Hacker

9 Mar

I am compelled to share the words of my friend, Andrea, as she is giving voice to the ultimate Hacker and finding rich nuggets from her courage in the journey, such as this: “If we can master ourselves, then we will find ourselves. We will command our highest magic…” Much love to Andrea and her  clan.



This post has eluded me for weeks, mostly because of the raw intensity and discomfort of the experience. I now realize I might never mold the words quite right.  But, I will write it anyway. I also struggle with the sympathy this post will evoke from the reader, which is not my intention.  While I do appreciate the compassion and kind-heartedness of you, my friends, I ask you to put that aside for now.  Please know that my son is now home, healthy and happy.

“You have little time left, and none of it for crap. A fine state. I would say that the best of us always comes out when we are against the wall, when we feel the sword dangling overhead. Personally, I wouldn’t have it any other way.” – Carlos Castaneda, Tales of Power

We are humans.  Little bioelectrical systems, twinkling among a mass of ecosystems, floating…

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2 Responses to “Death as a Hacker”

  1. Andrea March 9, 2014 at 4:40 pm #

    My heart swells and I am honored. Thank you. 🙂

    • marga t. March 12, 2014 at 11:03 pm #

      Heart swelling all the way around, dear friend!

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