Category Archives: Story

One Wound—Two Stories and the Oval Office

I confess to being baffled by the challenges of meeting and engaging with the human world these days. I’ve held back in allowing my creative expressions to flow freely and am paying the price as I attempt reintegrating, what with … 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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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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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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Re-Membering Beauty

…part of a social experiment about perception, taste and people’s priorities. The questions raised: In a common-place environment, at an inappropriate hour, do we perceive beauty? Do we stop to appreciate it? Do we recognize talent in an unexpected context? Continue reading

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Change the Past and the Future

Change the Past and the Future “You want to know how you can change the past? Change the future, because what we now call the future will soon be the past. You want to know how you can change the … Continue reading

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Interwoven Spiraling Dimensions of Consciousness!

I exist-as interwoven spiraling dimensions of consciousness. This ‘I’ is a complexity of entangled webs, woven of but one golden thread of essence. It is the challenge of following and identifying that thread, that essential identity, that core of being … Continue reading

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I Walked into the Woods to Die

I once walked into the woods to die or to come out a different man haunted by a worldview of separation and carrying 5 days of food and a lifetime of pain. It was hatred that drove me there, hatred … Continue reading

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For the Sake of a Worldview…

For the sake of a Worldview one person thrives through challenging times and another flounders on the rocks of life one business is full of joyful people and customers and another will crash on the rocks of change one farmer’s … Continue reading

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Wild Resiliency News #1 (Worldviews)

It is the mystery at the intersection between the world as it is, and our perception or experience of it, that particularly fascinates me. The powerful dynamics in play here led me to include these two processes in the Seven … Continue reading

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