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Richard Rohr says it better than I ever could: The Need for Silence We don’t know how to take joy in simple things anymore because, frankly, we are sated. You and I have had so much thrown at us! Unless we choose to deliberately under-stimulate ourselves, I don’t think we can reasonably talk about spirituality. [...]
I know I have a true self when desolation visits and I lose my taste for life and yet find within myself a life force that will not die. From A Hidden Wholeness by Parker Palmer It has been an extraordinary week. A shaky week in Life School! I experienced a major meltdown. I felt [...]
Plastic Proliferation: Greening Blog “Trust is the decision to keep seeing the deeper path of life and committing ourselves to it, in active partnership with guidance. Trust is interaction. We are doing what we can do, Spirit is doing what it can do, and our lives are the amalgam of these energies.” –from Life’s Companion [...]
Here’s a YouTube video called ‘Women in Art’ you may enjoy. I found it stunning and softening to my own sometimes hardened face… What are your impressions (not of my face, of the video!)? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUDIoN-_Hxs Beth ]]> Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it [...]
“Simplicity of living, if deliberately chosen, implies a compassionate approach to life. It means that we are choosing to live our daily lives with some degree of conscious appreciation of the condition of the rest of the world.” – Duane Elgin, contemporary writer on voluntary simplicity This blog continues as my personal exercise toward a [...]
Note from the May 27-28 All Night Fire Circle The Central Oregon Fire Circle Community had an all-night fire circle on May 27-28 (Memorial Day weekend). We focused our circle on the topic of ‘ancestors’, and had a lovely dialogue about our physical, animal and plant ancestral lineages. Daniel did a fire-as-prayer ‘fire poi’ (fire [...]