If we want a new world, we need to learn how to listen to what has life. What does it mean to listen to what has life? Or, we could ask, what does it mean to say something is “alive”? Here is my definition of what is alive: People who are buzzing with gifts to [ Read more … ]
The Other world slips into our language through metaphor
In the physical sciences, we think the only world we know is what can be measured. But the creative lives in another realm. This realm, this ‘Other world’ slips into our day-to-day world in various ways—striking images, moments of exquisite beauty, intense dreams. It slips into our language through metaphor.
Radically Deepen Your Work Experiential Training
This Saturday April 28th, I’m offering a special 3-hour training tele-class for eco-oriented practitioners, therapists, coaches, healers, and change makers. To REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ef1wgxj2d9a8ac2d&oseq=&c=&ch= NOTE: This event will be recorded. If you can’t attend, you can still sign up to receive the recording. Radically Deepen Your Work: Experiential Training Teleclass for Eco-Oriented Therapists, Healers, & [ Read more … ]
Your dance is fiercer than the fire
It’s been a horrific fire season in Northern California and yesterday I had a speaking engagement in San Francisco where I knew that some of the participants would be evacuees from the fire. (So far the death toll is 40 and 90,000 are homeless. Wildfire has consumed people’s homes, entire communities, schools, businesses…) I didn’t [ Read more … ]
Standing “divided no more.” Here is my pledge.
My work with metaphor chose me; it was not my expected path in life. Through a series of experiences—harrowing, mystical, and profound—I came to be an advocate for a non-ordinary realm of profound beauty that we access through metaphor. Metaphoric images are the heart of the creative process and… I grew up in a family [ Read more … ]