Category Archives: Beyond Sustainability

Re-Wilding the Self -1

The nails of my fingers
leave claw marks
in the soil of life
from my clinging on
to what is familiar
and comfortable and no longer
serves that which is awakening Continue reading

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Growing Roots Into Earth

…grounded in the reality of Life’s reciprocity and its consequent preference for strategies of mutualism. Mutualism is an evolutionary symbiotic strategy of wellness, hardiness and wholeness that can incorporate both competitive and cooperative hinging between species and individuals, resulting in ‘mutual benefit.’ 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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Aspens going viral? Help the tree…

“…Google search for soul medicine for our time. First hit up is tweetmeme, which is a compendium of the “hottest links on twitter”… That means it’s started to go viral.” Continue reading

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Power of One: 10.10.10

The opening of the heart is always wild! We never know where it might lead for such vulnerability is always a transformational unfolding of the Self. Continue reading

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Culture Change – Our World Crashing Around Us

The value of an accurate worldview during times of turbulence is particularly critical, to individuals, businesses, and to nations. Distinguishing the ‘Chicken Littles’ from those praying for Armageddon from the prophets… is now more vital than ever. It will be … Continue reading

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Heart Opportunity Knocking — At Your Door!

The World is my teacher filtered through eyes memories and emotions attitudes moods and beliefs conscious and unconscious rigidities and flexibilities of body and heart and spirit and vision… and My goddess! How large a being can I allow this … Continue reading

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A Walkabout into Collective Consciousness

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. — Linda Hogan, Native American author and poet Look deep into nature … Continue reading

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