The increase in anxiety in our modern age is partly a panic at the amount of stagnant energy each of us carries around from day to day, not knowing how to release it. The increase in anxiety in our modern age is partly a panic at the amount of stagnant energy each of us carries around from day to day, not knowing how to release it. What we cannot use directly becomes stagnant and stands in the way of what is vital and changing.
We are now in the middle of a giant game of subtly removing our old supports without collapsing our entire reality
Did you make daisy chains when you were a kid? I loved splitting the stems and threading the next flower through. We would see who could make the longest chain, and then wear them around our necks, or on our wrists, or wrapped around our heads. The thing with daisy chains is that one thing … Read More »
There is a struggle going on in the world, and the players are deep forces of culture. What do we find if we look into it’s heart? God The Father and his hero myth of being the sole creator. “God” is in the process of learning that when he denies true relationship and connection, he … Read More »
I have to confess, I’ve been spending a lot of time on twitter this week. I’ve been watching, in real time, the struggle of US journalists who suddenly found themselves in an alternative reality and were scrambling to figure out how to respond. I have been watching people move through the stages of grief … Read More »
We’re in the countdown to the inauguration on Friday, with the Women’s March on Saturday. How are you feeling? I’ve seen many commentators expressing great concern, and also saying they hope they are wrong. It seems as good an approach as any! It’s not just the US which is affected by a Trump presidency of … Read More »
The task seems so huge many people have given up any belief that it is a realistic hope, and given themselves over to a more superficial version of their own lives.This moon brings us back to reality.
If we can’t rely on the state, our culture, our government and society to care for us and keep us safe, then what are our alternatives?
We’ve just watched the third debate in the US presidential election, or perhaps you hid behind the sofa. Either way, this seems an unprecedented time in human history.
Right now we are in the grip of an authoritarian backlash. The old white men are fighting for the survival of their system of domination and supremacy. This conflict is waging within you right now. You are the microcosm of the macrocosm of global unrest. These are not comfortable times. Rather than putting our efforts to our own comfort we are much better off connecting with what is in flux.