Category Archives: Inspirations & Strategies from Nature

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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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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I am not a fickle lover

Today I fell in love with light the way it freely falls from the sun and hangs like diamonds in the sky gathered by green pine needles as though this tree’s life depends on such attraction of fire. I saw … 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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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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I have a question for my men friends

I have a question for my men friends. Have you every yet made love with a sweet dark-eyed Mule Deer doe? Have you felt the way she looks turning toward you those long ears and moist black nostrils staring…sniffing you? … 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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Reporting in from a Santa Fe Sunrise

Reporting in from a Santa Fe Sunrise: I have touched the Life Force within… It is not mine Belongs to no one but itself Owned by no ideology nation or race Can not be described as an object But more … Continue reading

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