Category Archives: Self-Change

Wiping Love Off the Mirror

Woke in the night to the ancient voices of denigration and unworthiness to never-can and never-will be enough for the self-love of relaxing into “just as I am.” Caught the vocal little bugger in the act of repeating his mantras … 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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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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Looking into the mirror of self-care

I want to know I know you are good at this strength of yours for the sharing of your life force in the care of others. I know you can rise up in your courage and liberally give of your … Continue reading

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Watching this video will move and inspire you

Watching this video will move and inspire you “The wind shapes the trees and the trees shape the wind,” my new friend said to me as we sipped our coffee and ate breakfast. Emmanuel Karisa Baya and I were attending … Continue reading

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Soul Renewal Wilderness Retreat!

OK, I’ve been taking what feels like a lot of personal risks lately as I try to step yet more fully into unbridling and being Larry Glover, an aspiring human, living on the North American continent of planet Earth, a … 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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Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche – Review Part 1

What if the map to the human psyche that we each have inherited from culture, the map to what it is to be a human being, is fundamentally flawed? Might not such a fundamental error in the cartography of being … Continue reading

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There is Something Wrong with Here

I returned to the pleasure of
a snuggle while the tea seeped
thinking too of the invitation’s return
“You’re scratchy,” she tells me now Continue reading

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From Tragedy to Triumph: Resiliency Inspirations for the Journey

“They rarely saw themselves as victims. Instead, they focused on one of two great skills: creativity or the ability to connect to others.”

It is in numerous nuggets such as this that the book finds its practical applications, beyond serving as inspiration. We all find ourselves in need of inspiration at times, and studying the lives of those who have found their way through the extremes of adversity is a worthwhile and enlightening way to rediscover it. The book leaves me feeling, “If they can do it, I can too!” Continue reading

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