Category Archives: Deep Ecology

Re-Storying Our Future Through Water

It’s all a question of story. We are in trouble just now because we do not have a good story. We are in between stories. The old story, the account of how the world came to be and how we … Continue reading

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Risk 4 Minutes to Change Your Life — The Wild Resiliency of Allan Watts

I’m a long time fan of Allan Watts and came across the video below over at Elephant Journal today, a provocative and inspiring online journal. I became absolutely hooked on Allan when I stumbled across his book, appropriately named: The … Continue reading

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Grounding Our Resiliency in Nature — Lessons from the Aspen Tree

I recently shared a resource link to the Rockefeller Institute’s Resilience: A Literature Review. An excellent response to that review, titled The Missing Link: The Biology of Human Resilience, is posted on the Upaya Zen Center’s blog. I will be addressing … Continue reading

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Do the Stars Long to Shine?

there is a presence in the beating of your own heart
a primal drum calling you home
like a rain drop returning to the sea. Continue reading

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The Worms Are, Therefore I Am

To be an Earth Pilgrim is to revere Nature as our sacred home, and see all our life as a sacred journey to become at one with ourselves, with others and with Nature. Continue reading

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When Neurobiology and Culture Conflict: Finding Our Way From Here

This is a story of identity that can be rewritten in each of our spirits, minds and bodies as we come to experience and know and identify our self—with Life itself, with nature. Inherent within this new-yet-ancient story is a biognosis, the moist intimate wisdom-knowledge of Life, of our place within it. It is a story that each of us must claim for ourselves if we are to know and embody the birthright of our own belonging and the resiliency of nature as our own. Continue reading

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The Great Forgetting — Who Are We Anyway?

…in meditative brevity he provocatively invites us to consider and witness what it is to be human, fully and wholly human, absent the wall of separation from Life. He is playing with our identity, with our awareness of what it means to be human. He would have us remember our wholeness, to live into its unanswerable mystery. Continue reading

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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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Falling in Love with the Wild — ReWilding the Self #9

This ‘wild’ creative spontaneity that lies innately within our deepest reality, this is the profound mystery of which our wholeness is woven, unbroken; this is our wild resiliency. It offers us a path back to the experience and knowledge of innate belonging and wholeness… Continue reading

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