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Out Beyond Identities—Again!

Out beyond identities of Democrat and Republican and Independent Out beyond affiliations of Tea Party and Occupy movements Out beyond the economics of privilege and lack Further out beyond the colors of skin— yellow, black, brown, red, white and mixed … Continue reading

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Falling in Love with the Wild — ReWilding the Self #9

This ‘wild’ creative spontaneity that lies innately within our deepest reality, this is the profound mystery of which our wholeness is woven, unbroken; this is our wild resiliency. It offers us a path back to the experience and knowledge of innate belonging and wholeness… Continue reading

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Sleeping with Rumi: Two Kinds of Resilience

It is true. I slept with Rumi last night. Yes. It is true too that he wears a beard and that after a January’s week of being alone in a remote mountain cabin, I now sprout one too. But that … 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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Varieties of Resilience — Rumi

Rumi captures this distinction I often point to, between domesticated resilience and wild resiliency, precisely. There are two kinds of intelligence: one acquired, as a child in school memorizes facts and concepts from books and from what the teacher says, … Continue reading

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