Amidst a COVID year of COVID fatigue and myriad COVIDeos to accompany it, we’ve experienced a pronounced sense of connection and disconnection (not to mention disorientation) from Self, Other … and even other species.
When deprived of our typical social instincts to congregate and accumulate we’ve been forced to face a primal and disquieting reality; our aloneness and our need for comfort, companionship.
The day we understand that a tree or a species is not just some “noun” over there is the day we begin to reinterpret our relationship to Mother (Earth) and the Greater (Cosmos).
Relationship within our same human species has been historically tricky. Now it’s at an all time ebb, with divisions and tensions across the entire worldwide spectrum. Maybe we can learn to dance together by stepping on each other’s toes less, and by venturing into an absolutely amazing foreign territory that murmurs loving possibility below stereotypical facades.
We’re primates, focused on soulmates and housemates and playmates and shipmates and roommates and schoolmates and so on …
A world of chaos gone chaUs has lost its North Star … A virUs connects us to show we’ve strayed far … If people and planet are one and the same … If everything’s birthed on the grandest of plains … Then maybe this moment of lockdowns and masks … Becomes invitation to remove…… Continue Reading
If it’s a choice between this … … or this … … this … … or this … … is it really a choice??? The markets have plunged. And markets course-correct. Why Don’t We? In a world of chaos gone chaUs that feels ever dangeroUs, the CoronavirUs becomes…… Continue Reading
Permafrost is thawing, the Arctic is melting, methane is releasing, habitable land masses are decreasing, ancient bacteria is stirring, Refugees are fleeing, species are disappearing, politics is seething, nations are bleeding … and we’re all feeling …??? Before the 12 Days of Christmas came the 12 Days of COP, with Madrid hosting this year’s…… Continue Reading
Hi Planet Person, here’s the blog ‘n white … Power to lead. Power to sway. Power to heal. Power to craze. We wield it. Worship it. Crave it. Kill for it. Power. What is it? Where is it? In the seats of government or the corridors of kingdoms? In the media monoliths built by corporations or the cultural…… Continue Reading
Hi Planet Person, here’s the blog ‘n white: It shimmered below the tropical current of the Fijian waters. A bright mid-afternoon sun bore down on this particular pocket of ocean blue to reveal nature’s jewel quietly twinkling at me without reserve or demand. It was lapis coloured. A starfish among a family of many in this blue tribe.…… Continue Reading
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September 22, 2013
Sometimes you have to go out of your mind to get into your heart. Sync about these stories … and let the love grow.