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Listening to the Land’s Dreaming Intelligence

“We need to listen to the land’s dreaming intelligence, hear its stories and hear its vast and more than human voice. All our dreams are connected with our bodies, all our dreams are connected with each other…” ~Jason Hine We need … Continue reading

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The Global Butterfly Effect

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” ―Richard Bach, Illusions     We are living now during one of the most important time periods in human history. Our global species is at a turning point, the … Continue reading

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Buddhist View of Interdependence – Alan Watts

“The Buddhist principle that “form is void” does not mean that there are no forms. It means that forms are inseparable from their context- that the form of a figure is also the form of its background, that the form … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Trees, Way of Nature

“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth. They do not preach learning and precepts, they preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life. Every path … Continue reading

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Alan Watts – Everything is Interconnected & Inseparable

“I seem, like everything else, to be a center, a sort of vortex, at which the whole energy of the universe realizes itself.. Each one of us, not only human beings but every leaf, every weed, exists in the way … Continue reading

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The World of Wonder – Thomas Berry

“The sacred is that which evokes the depths of wonder. We may know some things, but really we know only the shadows of things.” ~Thomas Berry Excerpts from an essay by Thomas Berry that was recently published in the book … Continue reading

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“When do you cease to be a CEO and become a grandfather?”

“If you don’t have a moral question in your governing process, you don’t have a process that’s gonna survive. That’s the governing law, the moral question. You must have a moral society or you won’t have any.” ~ Chief Lyons The … Continue reading

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Twelve Principles for Understanding the Universe, by Thomas Berry

“The Universe is a unity, an interacting and genetically-related community of beings bound together in an inseparable relationship in space and time… The human is that being in whom the Universe activates, reflects upon, and celebrates itself in conscious self-awareness.” ~ Thomas … Continue reading

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The Circle of Courage – Native American Model of Education

“Anthropologists have long known that Native Americans reared courageous, respectful children without using harsh coercive controls. Nevertheless, Europeans colonizing North America tried to “civilize” indigenous children in punitive boarding schools, unaware that Natives possessed a sophisticated philosophy that treated children with deep … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein – God’s Gift to the Creationists?

“Only one thing must be remembered: there is no effect without a cause, and there is no lawlessness in creation… The basic laws of the universe are simple, but because our senses are limited, we can’t grasp them. There is … Continue reading

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