Category Archives: Wild Joy

The Plastic Paradox: ReWilding The Self -5

It is by understanding both the positive and negative effects of (neuro)plasticity that we can truly understand the extent of human possibilities. Continue reading

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ReWilding the Self -3

Rewilding one’s self is coming to know one’s own body as the Earth’s body, and to again identify Earth as one’s own body as well. It is to again become indigenuous the cosmos, the Earth, and to the place of your local living. Continue reading

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Re-Wilding the Self -2

The essential movement of rewilding the self is the turning toward Life, what I have come to call biotropism. This is no small feat of orienteering… Continue reading

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I want to tell you a secret…

I am at last becoming the merry fool who knows nothing… and knows so. 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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Joseph Campbell on Wild Resiliency

“Nietzsche was the one who did the job for me. At a certain moment in his life, the idea came to him of what he called “the love of your fate.” Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you … Continue reading

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Artist as Leader — Leader as Artist: Part 1

Living inside me, living inside you, inside each one of us is an artist. Guiding us on our artistic and creative journey of adventure through life is the leader that lives within. The cultivation and nurturance of this leader is, … Continue reading

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Choosing Heart and Risking Vulnerability

I am the river and the river is me. — Maori saying “Do I contradict myself? Very well, then. I am large. I contain multitudes.”  — Walt Whitman There are many paths through this time of drowning whirlpools and confusing … Continue reading

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Heart Opportunity Knocking — At Your Door!

The World is my teacher filtered through eyes memories and emotions attitudes moods and beliefs conscious and unconscious rigidities and flexibilities of body and heart and spirit and vision… and My goddess! How large a being can I allow this … Continue reading

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