Category Archives: Words of Wisdom

Artificial Labels

“…the fragmented, specialized, particulate approach to knowledge that typifies most of science (including medicine) is erroneous at its very root. We must learn to see problems in relation to the whole and not become lost in the divisions of our … Continue reading

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When Animals Flee

We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills, and winding streams with tangled growth as “wild”. Only to the white man was nature a “wilderness” and only to him was the land “infested” with “wild” … Continue reading

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Quarreling With God

Before Thoreau died he shocked a pious relative who had asked if he had made his peace with God, by replying, “I am not aware that we ever quarreled.” _from In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World, Eliot Porter … Continue reading

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Embrace the Joy

‘Joy appears now in the little things. The big themes remain tragic but a leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in … Continue reading

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Lucid Dream

“So, she sets her intention, to live as she would wish, and she walks from the sleepy world of unconscious dreaming into the lucid dream state and from there steps over into conscious waking.” _ from “Druid Priestess” by Emma … Continue reading

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The One Thing

The one created thing which we cannot look at is the one thing in the light of which we look at everything. _G. K. Chesterton, from “Full Wolf Moon” by Lincoln Child

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Happy Solstice

Today summer and winter meet and greet and do a little dance; as they twirl in each others arms, they create a wind that whispers, “miracle”… “celebrate” P. R. Lowe

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