Recent Postings

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Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wilderness and wildness can be beautiful ways to recognize source made manifest, and to describe an enlivened earth as the larger terrain we and all of life are co-participants in.  In this view or metaphor, wildness is understood to be the activity of wilderness, while wilderness is understood to be the manifest expression of awareness

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God does not “see” sin

God does not “see” sin

What the world calls “mercy” in common usage presumes a crime (or sin) has been committed, and that “forgiveness” is about something real, in other words a “real” crime, or sin.

In such an ontology forgiveness and mercy serve merely to “make” separation more “substantial.”

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An Open Message Regarding Bernardo Kastrup

An Open Message Regarding Bernardo Kastrup

Bernardo Kastrup doesn’t seem yet to fully realize the degree to which he is still trying to think his way to what is in essence the end of thought, a sort of destination, phenomenon or quality he and his colleagues most often label “consciousness.”

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In the Face of What Is Happening

In the Face of What Is Happening

Something that may help, in the face of what is happening in this country and in the world, is to be willing to consider all of it in terms of what works and what doesn’t work.

Not speaking does not work. Speaking in ways that increase delusion, misinformation, fear, reaction, anger and alienation also does not work…

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A Great Wagon

A Great Wagon

Listen
When I see your face, the stones start spinning!
You appear; all studying wanders.
I lose my place.

Water turns pearly.
Fire dies down and doesn’t destroy.

In your presence I don’t want what I thought
I wanted, those three little hanging lamps.

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Melj, and Grace

Melj, and Grace

It is Grace that brings about final cessation of an identity of separation, or ego, to reveal all of Existence as this Truth of Love that we Are. Ego cannot orchestrate this dissolution, nor can an illusion of separation unite with what has never in any way been apart.

In Truth there is neither an ego to kill nor something other to unite with…

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Cartesian Theology and the Axis of Separation

Cartesian Theology and the Axis of Separation

The logical underpinnings, world views and mechanistic paradigms of what is predominantly a northern hemisphere Western/European, patriarchal, hierarchical and deeply alienated culture has colonized and subjugated indigenous, southern hemisphere, Eastern, feminine and…

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Starting with Community

Starting with Community

Real change begins with real people in a real place, here, and now. Human community cannot change in the ways it must now, if we are to survive, separate from the places separate from the places where we live…

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Recent Postings

(all categories)
Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wildness, Wilderness & David Whyte

Wilderness and wildness can be beautiful ways to recognize source made manifest, and to describe an enlivened earth as the larger terrain we and all of life are co-participants in.  In this view or metaphor, wildness is understood to be the activity of wilderness, while wilderness is understood to be the manifest expression of awareness…

read more
God does not “see” sin

God does not “see” sin

What the world calls “mercy” in common usage presumes a crime (or sin) has been committed, and that “forgiveness” is about something real, in other words a “real” crime, or sin.

In such an ontology forgiveness and mercy serve merely to “make” separation more “substantial.”

read more
An Open Message Regarding Bernardo Kastrup

An Open Message Regarding Bernardo Kastrup

Bernardo Kastrup doesn’t seem yet to fully realize the degree to which he is still trying to think his way to what is in essence the end of thought, a sort of destination, phenomenon or quality he and his colleagues most often label “consciousness.”

read more
In the Face of What Is Happening

In the Face of What Is Happening

Something that may help, in the face of what is happening in this country and in the world, is to be willing to consider all of it in terms of what works and what doesn’t work.

Not speaking does not work. Speaking in ways that increase delusion, misinformation, fear, reaction, anger and alienation also does not work…

read more
A Great Wagon

A Great Wagon

Listen
When I see your face, the stones start spinning!
You appear; all studying wanders.
I lose my place.

Water turns pearly.
Fire dies down and doesn’t destroy.

In your presence I don’t want what I thought
I wanted, those three little hanging lamps.

read more
Melj, and Grace

Melj, and Grace

It is Grace that brings about final cessation of an identity of separation, or ego, to reveal all of Existence as this Truth of Love that we Are. Ego cannot orchestrate this dissolution, nor can an illusion of separation unite with what has never in any way been apart.

In Truth there is neither an ego to kill nor something other to unite with…

read more
Cartesian Theology and the Axis of Separation

Cartesian Theology and the Axis of Separation

The logical underpinnings, world views and mechanistic paradigms of what is predominantly a northern hemisphere Western/European, patriarchal, hierarchical and deeply alienated culture has colonized and subjugated indigenous, southern hemisphere, Eastern, feminine and…

read more
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