Monthly Archives: July 2014

the meanings of loneliness & withdrawal

Excellent piece on wildness, retreat & withdrawal, balancing activism, and more … Forty Days (from global oneness project) Paul Kingsnorth urges us to contemplate the productive meanings of loneliness and withdrawal. He explains and reinterprets his childhood dreams of withdrawal … Continue reading

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Deacon Meditations

Since Thursday morning, when we found Deacon limping, his health, bodily reality, and care has absorbed a huge amount of our time, especially Jo Marie’s. She is the main practitioner here of Equine Dhamma, as well as a skilful equine … Continue reading

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friends & colors

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Life has been good at Liberation Park. Visits from good friends, and some help. Lot of color & life with the rain & summer. (Click on any image for a slide show.) Compare the above with scenes from only a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday USA

Today is a good day to be grateful for what is best & beautiful about this land and country, and their peoples. While patriotism accumulates various odors when abused for the sake of arrogance, war mongering, and racism, “love of … Continue reading

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Nature knows how to organize itself

“As we can see from simply looking at a flower, nature knows how to organize itself. And this same force would organize human affairs if we would allow it to. This allowance occurs whenever we place our minds in correct … Continue reading

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