Category Archives: Mythology

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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Running from a Post!

I seem to be running from a post! The thinking within it is waking me in the darkness while the moon is now set; the emotions within the writing will not let me sleep. Continue reading

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Our Hunger for Nature

The theme this year for both events is, Aspen’s Ancient Wisdom: An Inquiry Into The Heart of Resiliency. We’ll weave a provocative and inspiring poetic tapestry in both events, speaking the languages of poetry, ecology, biology, resiliency science, psychology, mythology and just a dash of quantum physics for spice. Continue reading

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New Leadership Development Tools

I confess to a love of beauty, of simplicity and of elegance too. I also confess to a love of questions. And here is another love I confess to: continuous learning and growth and development, both personal and professional varieties. … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Rumi: Two Kinds of Resilience

It is true. I slept with Rumi last night. Yes. It is true too that he wears a beard and that after a January’s week of being alone in a remote mountain cabin, I now sprout one too. But that … Continue reading

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A Time for Inner Stillness, Healing and Connection

“The Mayan Prophecies speak of November 11th, 2008 as a time of great emergence, of moving into the “Sixth Day”. This new day will be a very fruitful time in preparation for the great galactic alignment of 2012. We are … Continue reading

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To Think a Tree Might…Save Us From Ourselves?

It’s absurd to think a tree might teach us how to live more joy filled lives, let alone how we might save us from ourselves. Of course it is. Unless, unless of course the tree in question might be the … Continue reading

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Eco-Shock and Mythic Imagination

“Mythic imagination is a primordial resource of the human heart that combines heart-felt intelligence with a reverence for life in its myriad forms. When times become tragic and dark with uncertainty, what is missing is the touch of eternity and … Continue reading

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The Power of McCain’s Religious Worldviews

I have been writing a series on Worldviews and the power they carry to shape our perceptions and experience of self and of the world. In the last post, Understanding the Power of Worldviews, I related a story about an … Continue reading

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Life Wants to Happen!

I learned in school that life on earth was a Darwinian accident, and that hence… I (my life) was an accident; and further more, if you want a life—you better get to fighting for it cause it’s a world of … Continue reading

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