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.

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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Have you received the gift?

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” — Henry David Thoreau Do you know the gift of what it is to be lost? Do you know what it is like to wander through the world searching … Continue reading

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How many selfs make a Self?

Pardon me, but perhaps you can help? You see, I have become, much to my chagrin, a lover of questions and now I am indeed confused for I wonder, What is the self? And how many selfs does it take to … Continue reading

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Looking into the mirror of self-care

I want to know I know you are good at this strength of yours for the sharing of your life force in the care of others. I know you can rise up in your courage and liberally give of your … Continue reading

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It is told in places of old

It is told in places of old around the Speaking Fire that one can tell those touched by the wild— by the light dancing in their eyes running as easily with tears of sorrow as they can streak a face … Continue reading

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Tell me, do your feet touch the ground?

Tell me, do your feet touch the ground? No, I mean really! Are your legs long enough that the bare soles of your feet make love with Earth? And can you too feel how Earth makes love with you every … Continue reading

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