Author Archives: Larry Glover

About Larry Glover

A lover of wild nature, author, speaker, retreat facilitator & wilderness guide, revealing all the while we are more like the forest—than we are different.

Choose Your Teachers Well!

There are many teachers in this world who desire your loyalty or perhaps you prefer claiming one of them for your own but either way choose your teachers well. Preachers and Politicians too for you do indeed become like unto … Continue reading

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The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage

The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage Woke into a thick 2AM darkness swirling around me. I withdrew, inside, I confess until at last I found the comfort and safety of stillness and silence “Your job, today, is … Continue reading

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Standing at the Creative Center

Standing at the Creative Center What would it be like allowing the world to be as it is and you as you are To see deeply into the nature of each as reflections of the other What is above mirroring … Continue reading

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Wiping Love Off the Mirror

Woke in the night to the ancient voices of denigration and unworthiness to never-can and never-will be enough for the self-love of relaxing into “just as I am.” Caught the vocal little bugger in the act of repeating his mantras … Continue reading

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Getting Naked to Self and the World

“There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.” — Bashō Matsuo, Zen poet 1644-1694 Allowing one’s self a wander into the wild is to invite a … Continue reading

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What if I were to tell you

What if I were to tell you everything you learned in church and school of how to be who you are is wrong? You know the truth of this. But how will you live allowing this shattering awareness into your … Continue reading

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I saw the most wondrous thing today!

I saw the most wondrous thing today A Tree—an oak actually her long gangly arms reaching skyward gnarly roots stretching out all around together weaving a tapestry of community fungi and bacteria and other plants and trees too all in … Continue reading

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When Choices are Nightmares

Tell me, have you ever walked into a nightmare twice? The second time of your own choosing? I intend to ask not what you might think. What I want to know is Do you know the deepest longings of your … Continue reading

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Cairns in the Wilderness of Your Heart

Have you noticed how the world is woven of delicate webs of friendship care and empathy and love vulnerability and risk and trust and being self-true too all while holding an other within —within your own body as one? Talk … Continue reading

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One Wound—Two Stories and the Oval Office

I confess to being baffled by the challenges of meeting and engaging with the human world these days. I’ve held back in allowing my creative expressions to flow freely and am paying the price as I attempt reintegrating, what with … Continue reading

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