Category Archives: Indigenous Science/Wisdom

Full Moon Prayer — for Lovers of Darkness Too!

The sun is not yet up. The moon, not yet down. I come to sit, my shadow and I, in radiance of natural fullness. Teach me, I pray: That I may let life so radiate out of me, wholly at … Continue reading

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One in love with forest folks

Carelessly I spooked them startled them into running maybe 40 yards before stopping turning in curiosity to see or smell if possible who or what walked in among them so unannounced as to almost be one of them. But no, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Creating Ourselves, Creating Joy

This is a guest post from my partner in creativity and learning and adventure, Cheryl Slover-Linett. Her original blog post can be found here. Until recently I felt I wasn’t a terribly creative person. Somehow, the message I got as … Continue reading

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Two Questions That Matter

The Face in the Mirror Seven days have I not looked. No mirror has graced this face of stubble. And not until the airport men’s room will I gaze to see how I appear to others, though I confess to … Continue reading

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Watching this video will move and inspire you

Watching this video will move and inspire you “The wind shapes the trees and the trees shape the wind,” my new friend said to me as we sipped our coffee and ate breakfast. Emmanuel Karisa Baya and I were attending … Continue reading

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