Category Archives: Wild Wisdom

Turning 60—at 2 AM

Woke in the dark thickness of night hearing the call my soul… my heart “Get up! Wake up!” gently but urgently repeats Until I sit now Breathing Listening Cat a-purr in my lap Stars brilliant all around My soul calling … Continue reading

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A Walkabout into Collective Consciousness

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. — Linda Hogan, Native American author and poet Look deep into nature … Continue reading

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The New Religion of the 21st Century

The potency of our worldviews is part and parcel of the wild resiliency keystone process, The Power of Arrival — A Self in the World. What I like about the poetic worldview expressed by Brian Piergrossi below is that it … Continue reading

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To Think a Tree Might…Save Us From Ourselves?

It’s absurd to think a tree might teach us how to live more joy filled lives, let alone how we might save us from ourselves. Of course it is. Unless, unless of course the tree in question might be the … Continue reading

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Eco-Shock and Mythic Imagination

“Mythic imagination is a primordial resource of the human heart that combines heart-felt intelligence with a reverence for life in its myriad forms. When times become tragic and dark with uncertainty, what is missing is the touch of eternity and … Continue reading

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Living Life — Inspired by Water!

In delightfully discovering the Thrivability blog I there was gifted with the discovery of The Upward Spiral video of Paul Krafel. Paul summarizes a lifetime of being inspired by water there. His thinking is creative, practical and inspirational. The video … 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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The Way to Strengthen Your Hardiness

The way to strengthen your hardiness – is to re-member your Wholeness! Re-member your body! Re-claim your mind! Know it is all conditioning how you see yourself and the world. Be born again. Now! See the world with the eyes … Continue reading

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Choose to See the Joy in Life!

A dear friend of mine recently lost his wife and best friend to Death. Over breakfast the other day he sat his coffee down and exclaimed with a damn near Irish brogue: You know, if you let yourself you could … Continue reading

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