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Resiliency as a Game

I coined the term wild resiliency to reference a particular style of resilience: the resilience that grows and is rooted in our love of life. Out of this love grows our willingness to transform, in the service of Life. The … Continue reading

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Understanding the Power of Worldviews

“The Rockridge Institute is committed to the democratization of knowledge about politics. Our mission is to deepen and broaden the public’s understanding of the political world. Rockridge studies the worldviews, values and ideas behind conservative and progressive policies, issues and … Continue reading

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The Power of a Worldview

“I’d like to experiment with ways of helping people make their worldviews conscious to themselves. You got any ideas?” This from my friend and colleague, Tom Wojick, at The Renewal Group. “Great!” was my response. “I think that is such … Continue reading

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My Brother the Mutt-Theist!

I hiked in the beautiful spring weather today with my younger brother, Joe. We went a gentle ways up a small and relatively unknown local canyon with spring-melt runoff rushing downstream, as if it might be on its way to … Continue reading

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Let the Beauty of What You Love Be What You Do!

Ever notice how easy it is to orient your life by Fear? I have. I’ve even been struggling with that Dragon a bit of late. Not surprising I suppose, given that I grew up suckling on Fear as if it … Continue reading

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Resiliency Dancing: Play for Your Life!

“I don’t know how to play,” the man said to me. The statement carried a certain intimacy simply because the man speaking is one of my brothers.Boy in Fountain

Mythologist Joseph Campbell’s admonition to, “Follow your bliss,” would have been heard as a promotion of hedonism in our fundamentalist childhood home. Continue reading

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