On this All Hallows’ Eve, a few days before our country will attempt to make a collective decision about the leadership of the highest offices of government, and in the midst of the death of much of what we think of as good and right and sacred, I’m thinking about who I am as a […]
[This poem was written a number of years ago based on a close encounter I had with the wild horses on the upper Outerbanks in the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge while visiting there with my family. I submitted the poem to unpsychology magazine, an ecopsychology journal based in the U.K, in the winter of 2019-2020 […]
How might we discover a pathway into citizenship with the other-than-human world? This possibility calls for a unity of the physical niche and the spiritual niche of human beings.
Embrace the dark season by going within, slowing down to be fully present, and welcoming silence so that we may listen to all that might speak to us through the sacred darkness.
We each have our own path and journey to walk in this life, and who can predict what world-changing insights might be given to us as we prayerfully walk in a sacred manner, reconnecting with our home the earth?
Broken windows, broken mind, broken heart, breaking time Broken thoughts, broken dreams, broken promises, breaking ground Broken lands, broken sky, broken earth, breaking waves Broken spirit, broken bodies, broken sight, breaking free Broken country, broken bridges, broken faith, breaking story Broken species, broken future, broken generations, breaking dawn Broken silence, broken tongues, broken prayers, breaking […]
“In what ways are you paying attention to the divine spark within you promoting you to slow down and take notice?” ~ Christine Stine A local group I belong to called the Sacred Earth discussion group has been sharing about Creation-centered Spirituality in our in-person meetings based on the book Order of the Sacred Earth. […]
[photo by Brent T. Ladd: wild lavender on ascent of Mont Sainte Victoir] “Wholeheartedness is a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness” – Brene´Brown When outlining the purpose of my blog, Emerge Wild, I mention the journey of “becoming wholehearted” a number of times. This term arises in many […]
Each human being is an original blessing. I believe that the work of God is compassion – we, who are all original blessings and sons and daughters of the Divine, are called to compassion – as the religious and spiritual elder Matthew Fox says, “Mother Earth has birthed our bodies and rendered them holy over 4.5 […]