I really don’t like being told I should panic. I’ve spent the last twenty years learning how to calm my panic about wars and ecological catastrophy. My body isn’t built to sustain chronic panic. Does anyone make their best decisions…
Here’s to the moment when something you practice becomes
something you live effortlessly. Here’s to all of us who are practicing in many different ways the foundations for a future in which all life flourishes. May we all experience the joy of that vision becoming a reality.
It is difficult to pursue wholeness and meaning within our individualistic culture. I have always wanted spirituality to be about helping me become more complete; more of a perfect instrument for the expression of the Divine. The church that raised me succeeded in instilling this longing in me, but not with helping me satisfy it.
How does praying for prosperity fit into closing the gap between rich and poor?
I also am embracing my slow, icy puddle spring walks as training sessions for moving through chaotic times of transition. Here is what I’m learning.
I propose that we dance not simply to celebrate the meteorological arrival of spring. I believe that dancing is also part of helping spring happen.
Joy and community are powerful ways to strengthen any aspect of our lives. They can support not just the greening of spring, but also visionary projects like the Green New Deal.
Old European Indigenous wisdom went underground and is hidden in plain sight.
Wow, am I happy to be on the other side of the polar vortex of last week. Not only the weather, but also an untimely bout of food poisoning, led me to cancel or postpone all my classes last week.…
It turns out the reason it is so hard to rationalize with my automatic responses is because rationalization and automatic responses happen in two different parts of the brain.
Particle respirator masks were an unexpected addition to my Thanksgiving in California. Even thought we were 200 miles away from the devastating fire around Paradise the air quality was dangerously unhealthy. The media frequently referred to the California wild fires…