Category Archives: Quotes

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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On Freeing Oneself — D. H. Lawrence

“…the freeing oneself

from the endless repetition of the mistake

which mankind at large has chosen to sanctify.” Continue reading

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The Wild Resilience of Jane Goodall

When the night wind makes the pine trees creak
And the pale clouds glide across the dark sky,
Go out, my child, go out and seek
Your soul: the eternal I. Continue reading

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When the Holy is Under Our Feet!

When we realize that we are indeed standing upon holy ground, in that is the experience of our own holiness as well Continue reading

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When I look into your eyes…

This Self seeking birth is, I believe, the experience and knowledge of our Wholeness. We are not separate. We belong. To gift our selves with such love as this? This is the most radical political act any of us can commit! Continue reading

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the heart of resiliency

This is the heart of resiliency. It looks and behaves differently in each of us and at different times in our lives and in history itself. It’s grounding however is in loyalty to the love of Life, and in the courage required to find a voice of our own in affirmation of a wild joy and wisdom within. Continue reading

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The Intersection of Fear and Surprise, and Birds and Bees

Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers in a district might determine, through the intervention first of mice and then of bees, the frequency of certain flowers in that district! — Darwin Continue reading

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Emotional Resilience—Highest of Arts

Morning is when I am awake and there is a dawn in me… We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does  not forsake us in … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Arts of ReCreation – a Response!

Here is an email response from a friend to my post on The Dangerous Arts of ReCreation (Vacationing?): Hi Larry, Enjoy? No, I can’t say that I ever “enjoy” reading your posts. They make me think too much. You go … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Arts of ReCreation (Vacationing?)

My friend at the Golden State blog has a humorous post on Dangerous Vacations and a subsequent one on Surviving Dangerous Vacations. There he references my recent posts regarding my challenging return from a 21 day Grand Canyon rafting expedition, … Continue reading

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