Category Archives: Guidance


Or Terrified Beyond Words? I feel good about what I wrote in the first six posts of this year. And then I stopped. I feel good about that, too. My emotional life, my intellectual understanding, are part of a larger … Continue reading

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Synchronicity, Serendipity, Epiphany & Apophenia

I started my March 30 post with the familiar ironic trope, “just a coincidence…” There, the reader could believe that I think it is more than a coincidence, while not needing to take a position herself. Now I want to address … Continue reading

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Stephen Jenkinson on Our Dying Culture, pt. 2 & 3

So this is my journey, at this point. Paul Gilding has inspired me not to feel marginalized. Not to slink around as if I was carrying a bunch of crazy ideas, rather than having a partial grasp of what will … Continue reading

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Working with the Invisible World

(It’s almost exactly a year since my last post. It’s good to be back. Being Clerk of TCFM is done, and it went well, despite significant challenges. I couldn’t have done it without Anne S. Now, on to the current … Continue reading

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I’m doing hard work. I want to give myself credit for that. Seeing myself as less than who I believed myself to be. Working not to let the pain get in the way, too much. Working to breathe into my … Continue reading

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An Awakening Calm

Calm has entered my life. Not that my life is completely calm but, sometime in the last few days, a tightly-stretched band of anxiety let go. Thinking of it as I write this, I breathe a sigh of relief. While … Continue reading

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Summary for May-Mid-June, `07

Ah, how to not lose focus on my core mission when an acquaintance is in trouble and asks me for help? I don’t have an answer to this question, but part of the answer is “Don’t give up,” and I’m … Continue reading

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What IS Gaia exactly?

Prospect Hill Friends Meeting has invited me to present to them this Sunday. Lyn and I agreed on the topic, “What IS Gaia exactly?” Here are my current thoughts, in preparation. Today I say: Vision is an active and constructive … Continue reading

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Accepting the Darkness

OK, so I’m in a funk. That’s probably the right place for me to be. And I guess I’m going to write about it. Industrial Civilization is going to be in a funk, too, in my humble opinion, and I’m … Continue reading

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Guidance that deserves our attention

After the huge tsunami of December 2004, Rupert Sheldrake had an article in the March 2005 Ecologist subtitled “Why Did So Many Animals Escape December’s Tsunami?” He discusses this question in the context of earlier earthquakes and avalanches where it … Continue reading

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