Category Archives: natural philosophy

The Serviceberry: An Economy of Abundance

By Robin Wall Kimmerer [As Robin Wall Kimmerer harvests serviceberries alongside the birds, she considers the ethic of reciprocity that lies at the heart of the gift economy. How, she asks, can we learn from Indigenous wisdom and ecological systems to … Continue reading

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Two Words That Can Change a Life

by Cheryl Rice Is it possible that two words can change someone’s day, someone’s life? What if those same two words could change the world? Well, I’m on a quest to find out – and, with your help, this quest will … Continue reading

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The Spiritual and Healing Power of Dance

by Clyde Fernandes Dancing, personally I feel, is the most underrated form of spirituality. Meditative dancing, if there is such a term, can be used to transcend the boundaries of our consciousness and connect with the source. It’s well documented that Nataraja or … Continue reading

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Loneliness

by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the … Continue reading

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Meteor Shower

by Clint Smith I read somewhere that meteor showersare almost always named after the constellations from whichthey originate. It’s funny, I think, how even the universe is telling usthat we can never get too far from the place that created … Continue reading

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The Power of Now

by Eckhart Tolle One night not long after my twenty-ninth birthday, I woke up in the early hours with a feeling of absolute dread. The silence of the night, the vague outlines of the furniture in the dark room, the … Continue reading

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Finding Balance in an Unstable World

By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee The present pandemic, which in a few short months has wreaked havoc across our world, is most likely caused by an imbalance in the natural world, as loss of habitat and biodiversity is not only driving animals … Continue reading

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The Cave

by Paul Tran

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Beggarly, Friendly, and Kingly Giving

by Stephen Levine The greatest gift is the act of giving itself.  Traditionally, three kinds of giving are spoken of.  There is beggarly giving, which is when we give with only one hand, still holding onto what we give.  In … Continue reading

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Our Teachers In Nature

by Elisabet Sahtouris Looking at living systems over time, I came to understand that they all go through a cycle that’s very like our psychological maturation cycles. We start with a unity, we’re undifferentiated, we come into the world new. … Continue reading

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