[Disclaimer: not everything I write in this blog may be accurate to the places and the cultures depicted. This blog is not a resource for you to learn this information. This is only a narrative report of my personal experiences. I will do my best to accurately represent this information, however this can even be […]Read More Hōlanikū – A Return to Pō
The greatest lie we have been told upon entering the living world is that we, as humans, evolved beyond nature – as if we have risen above it, as if this is our progress and greatness as a species. This lie, however, has brought our human development to a halt and left us stranded, like […]Read More Severed Light – Crossing the Void
The Unconscious: "Is all those parts of experience that remained inchoate and unarticulated, parts for which we never developed a full voice, for want of that receptive intersubjective field that is requisite, for the full development of the self. It is experience that is felt but cannot be shared, represented, articulated, echoed, symbolized, and thus […]Read More The Unconscious
Phenomenology "We are our felt experiencing.” ~ Gendlin Ecopsychology primarily deals in the realm of that osmotic membrane; the contact between the inner and the outer; The cycle in which exchange takes place. It is where dualism dissolves. It is the realm of experience in which we relax our boundaries just enough to let something […]Read More We Are Our Felt Experiencing
The Bodily Ground of Experience: "only human beings have come to a point where they no longer know why they exist… they have forgotten the secret knowledge of their bodies, their senses, their dreams." ~ John (Fire) Lame Deer How do we come to extract meaning from our world? This question begs to be asked […]Read More The Bodily Ground of Experience
"In order to understand ourselves and heal ourselves in this age of abstract horror, we must regain the sense of the totality and the immediacy of human experience." ~ Stanley Diamond – Returning to experience is to awaken the senses. To be sensitive. In a world wrought with violence, we have dulled our senses as […]Read More The Totality of The Human Experience
"To recover a sense of unity with all of life is to also recover from the trauma of having been so utterly divorced from it." ~ Andy Fisher, author of Radical Ecopsychology. – – We are born into this world and are told a story by our giving culture what we are and how we […]Read More A Path Towards Recovery
Ecopsychology asks us to inquire into the realm of the unknown; as the Hero steps through into a world of uncertainty, danger, and risk. It asks of us to become whole by recognizing what we've lost, finding it, and returning. The Hero awaits. #radicalecopsychology #mythology #psyche #nature #jameshillman #carljung #freud #herosjourney #andyfisher #davidabram A post […]Read More The Hero Awaits
Folks, brace yourself for strong consequences, regardless of the presidential outcome. Be prepared for suffering and struggle to emerge even for the privileged. It is time. For too long have we hidden away in comfort. For too long have we ignored the tensions of this country’s past. For too long have we blocked the rivers […]Read More To Vote or not to Vote, that is the question… I could care less about.
We went to church a handful of times. I recall the the usual holiday traditions involving scattered visits to that indoor space where organs blare holy tunes and voices echo in chambered ceilings. I remember talks of Jesus, palms and candles, crackers and grape juice, a book of hymns, and always that man standing in […]Read More Tuesday: I Was Raised an Atheist (but grew up Christian).