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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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Risking Your Life to Save it

“Do you carry a gun…or something to protect yourself?,” I am often asked when “less nature experienced” folks discover my love for spending time alone in the wild. Never, until this very moment, have I thought to follow up my, … 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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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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Reinventing Human Identity

Turns out elephants are more ‘human’ than we thought; or perhaps we’re more elephant than we thought! Continue reading

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Wild Voices Weaving Wholeness

Flesh of my Flesh
Bone of my Bone
Spirit of my Spirit
weave Wholeness and Beauty
from the threads of my fragments Continue reading

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A Father’s Lessons on Living and Dying

Through the grace of the stroke Boyd became a man who ‘lost his God.’ Boyd lost his theology. His religion. His beliefs. His need to posses the Truth. A certain kind of resiliency in Boyd was broken and…he found his heart…. It was as if the covers to Boyd’s Bible had fallen open in such a way as to break the books very spine, and he managed somehow to walk out of the story of his One and Only True God. Continue reading

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Live Juicy! — ReWilding the Self #7

Life is short. Break the rules, forgive quickly,
kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably… Continue reading

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The Power of Attention: ReWilding the Self #6

On this Memorial Day weekend, ReWild your Self! Be a memorial to your own innate wholeness and to the Earth. Choose to listen to the song of your own plasticina. Notice where you place your attention, and how you attend to your own self-care. Love yourself. It is the most radical political and spiritual act of our time. Continue reading

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Growing Roots Into Earth

…grounded in the reality of Life’s reciprocity and its consequent preference for strategies of mutualism. Mutualism is an evolutionary symbiotic strategy of wellness, hardiness and wholeness that can incorporate both competitive and cooperative hinging between species and individuals, resulting in ‘mutual benefit.’ Continue reading

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