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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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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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Synchronicity: Animals Do the Cleverest Things

I love the presence of synchronicity in my life, that simultaneous rising to the surface of seemingly unrelated Life threads; their disparate occurance such that the interweaving of Life seems nevertheless obvious. Such was the case for me this AM … Continue reading

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Foreplay Can Begin With a Dishtowel!

Men are beginning to understand that doing housework…unprompted goes a long way to creating marital happiness…Intimacy is not just for the bedroom, in other words. Foreplay can begin with a dish towel. —The Toronto Globe and Mail, Quoted in the … 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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Varieties of Resilience — a Loyalty to Passion

What does it take to be loyal to our deepest joy? our greatest passion? In the face of other’s disbelief in us, how do we hold the ‘fire in our belly?’ What does it mean to ‘show up?’ to be … Continue reading

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Open Forum: Your Wild Resiliency

My friend Marc Choyt, The Circle Manifesto blog, recently posted a question to my first Varieties of Resilience post, The Resiliency of a Victim, asking what the keystone of my own wild resiliency is. You can read my response here, … Continue reading

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