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It is told in places of old

It is told in places of old around the Speaking Fire that one can tell those touched by the wild— by the light dancing in their eyes running as easily with tears of sorrow as they can streak a face … Continue reading

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Tell me, do your feet touch the ground?

Tell me, do your feet touch the ground? No, I mean really! Are your legs long enough that the bare soles of your feet make love with Earth? And can you too feel how Earth makes love with you every … Continue reading

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What is a man?

I… I am a man, or so they tell me. But what, pray tell, is a man? In truth, I mean. If a man be woven of story if he knows who he is by the God he names by … 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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To See Your Face in a Forest

To see your face in the Forest and know it as your own you must let go of who you think you are of what you know of all you were taught in school of a world of this and … Continue reading

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Wild Mind Book Review, Part 2 — Exploring the Map of the Human Psyche

Who are you? And what is it to be a human being anyway? What would it be like to actually have a map to “optimal human development” that you could use to help track your own journey into wholeness? Author … 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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Risk 4 Minutes to Change Your Life — The Wild Resiliency of Allan Watts

I’m a long time fan of Allan Watts and came across the video below over at Elephant Journal today, a provocative and inspiring online journal. I became absolutely hooked on Allan when I stumbled across his book, appropriately named: The … Continue reading

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Re-Wilding the Self -1

The nails of my fingers
leave claw marks
in the soil of life
from my clinging on
to what is familiar
and comfortable and no longer
serves that which is awakening Continue reading

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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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