Category Archives: Navigating the Narrows

The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage

The Healing of the World Depends on this Courage Woke into a thick 2AM darkness swirling around me. I withdrew, inside, I confess until at last I found the comfort and safety of stillness and silence “Your job, today, is … Continue reading

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When Choices are Nightmares

Tell me, have you ever walked into a nightmare twice? The second time of your own choosing? I intend to ask not what you might think. What I want to know is Do you know the deepest longings of your … Continue reading

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Out Beyond Identities—Again!

Out beyond identities of Democrat and Republican and Independent Out beyond affiliations of Tea Party and Occupy movements Out beyond the economics of privilege and lack Further out beyond the colors of skin— yellow, black, brown, red, white and mixed … Continue reading

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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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Resilience: A Literature Review — a free Report

This gift from the Rockefeller Foundation:  Resilience: A Literature Review Patrick Martin-Breen and J. Marty Anderies / CUNY & Arizona State University / November 09, 2011 / Publications This is a great review of the scientific literature covering an expanse … Continue reading

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An Ancient Lineage Yet Alive in Your Heart

There is an ancient tradition yet alive in the lineage of every human on the planet of taking one’s body and mind and soul and going into the mountains or the deep forest or into the desert or to the … Continue reading

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Coming Home—from Grand Canyon Rafting

When I look inside and see that I am nothing, that’s wisdom. When I look outside and see that I am everything, that’s love. Between these two my life turns. — Sri Nisargadatta I am freshly returned from 17 days … Continue reading

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Human Resilience, Adaptation, Transformation and Development

Perhaps it is we who are the Noahs we have been waiting for. And the Ark capable of carrying us into that future is the developmental transformation of our consciousness. 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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Resilience 2011 Conference: Innovation and Sustainability

human activity has expanded to such a degree as to now constitute a global, interdependent society that shapes the biosphere at multiple temporal and spatial scales as reflected by climate change, vulnerability in global economic and financial systems and resource degradation across the globe. How can prosperous societal development paths be stimulated in light of these challenges? Continue reading

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