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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez of Earth Guardians, speaking to the U.N. in Paris

The writer finds it deeply disturbing to hear this 15 year old boy speak with passion about what affects us all, while the adults behind him disregard both him and his message…The comments on the video published on the internet tell … Continue reading

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The Longing for Belonging – Charles Eisenstein

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-eisenstein/indigeneity-and-belonging_b_8011302.html Originally written for our local Schumacher College, in the context of a course Charles was leading. Charles features regularly on this blog – the writer believes him to be one of the important thinkers and writers of our time. … Continue reading

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Bonnie Bright – Trauma and Homecoming: Finding a Sense of Place in the Space of Trauma

http://www.depthinsights.com/Depth-Insights-scholarly-ezine/trauma-and-homecoming-finding-a-sense-of-place-in-the-space-of-trauma-by-bonnie-bright/ Click on the link to visit this fascinating and profound article by Bonnie. It’s a long read, well worth the investment of time and energy. She begins with the choice of the U’wa people in Colombia, faced with the … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, awakening, beauty, Brent Potter, consciousness, core conditions, cultural questions, Disconnection, ecological, ecological issues, ethics, fear, grief, healing, interconnection & belonging, Joanna Macy, Jung, kindness & compassion, mindfulness, natural world, organismic experiencing, paradigm shift, perception, person centred, physical being, political, power and powerlessness, presence, reality, relationship, sadness & pain, sustainability, therapeutic growth, trauma, violence, vulnerability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gabor Maté: On Storytelling, Health, and the Ruling Class, with Ryan Meili

http://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/gabor-mate-storytelling Click on the link for Part 2 of this fascinating, wide-ranging interview with Gabor Mate (Part 1 was yesterday’s post). The writer is often struck with the strong links between what Gabor is saying, and person-centred. For example, Rogers … Continue reading

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Gabor Maté: How Capitalism Makes Us Sick, with Ryan Meili

http://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/gabor-mate-how-capitalism-makes-us-sick Click on the link for Part 1 of an interview with Gabor Mate by Ryan Meili in Briarpatch Magazine – we will be posting Part 2 as well (or there is a link at the end of Part 1, … Continue reading

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Jo Confino – Grieving could offer a pathway out of a destructive economic system

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/oct/02/grieving-pathway-destructive-economic-system Click on the link for this article in the Guardian by Jo Confino, about the road into more economically, ecologically and emotionally sustainable ways of living, through encountering grief – our pain and the world’s. The writer agrees with Jo’s comment:- … Continue reading

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The Way that You Walk – Toko-Pa

http://toko-pa.com/2014/09/17/the-way-that-you-walk/ Click on the link for this beautiful, resonant post from Toko-Pa, about how it may serve us in our current circumstances to walk slowly…. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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