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One Coffee Shop Lady Told Another…

Your deep true Self
Arises out of, and is itself
Nothing less than wonder
mystery and awe, the stillness
and the silence
From which you run Continue reading

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Nature’s Path to Your Soul?

…there’s a world of renewal just outside your door, and a host of plants and animals available to help you find your way back to your peace, your joy, your roots. Continue reading

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The Once and Future Human

And that letting go of all one knows
honoring the willingness and courage
to not know — to at last not name and define
to cease reading the maps drawn by those
who live under the spell of answers and knowing
and trust at last… Continue reading

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But for Lao-tzu…

Thus it is I live more wholly in the un-knowing of an open mind and an open heart, for surely their gentleness and their wild resilience is like that of water, saying “Yes!” to all it encounters. Imagine a world where corporate and national sustainability policies were informed by the wild intelligence and un-knowing of water! Continue reading

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The Wild Resilience of Jane Goodall

When the night wind makes the pine trees creak
And the pale clouds glide across the dark sky,
Go out, my child, go out and seek
Your soul: the eternal I. Continue reading

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the heart of resiliency

This is the heart of resiliency. It looks and behaves differently in each of us and at different times in our lives and in history itself. It’s grounding however is in loyalty to the love of Life, and in the courage required to find a voice of our own in affirmation of a wild joy and wisdom within. Continue reading

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The Intersection of Fear and Surprise, and Birds and Bees

Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers in a district might determine, through the intervention first of mice and then of bees, the frequency of certain flowers in that district! — Darwin Continue reading

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Re-Membering Beauty

…part of a social experiment about perception, taste and people’s priorities. The questions raised: In a common-place environment, at an inappropriate hour, do we perceive beauty? Do we stop to appreciate it? Do we recognize talent in an unexpected context? Continue reading

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Not Two!

Damn if I didn’t walk around

a corner last night

and bumped right into myself;

stubbed my ego and nose too

same as if I’d walked into a foggy mirror

or a clear windowed door. Continue reading

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The Experience of Oneness

The realization of Oneness is the most viable change and hardiness strategy available to us – as individuals, in business, and as a nation. Continue reading

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