I love this quote. It is applicable to those of us in Madison trying to bring in positive change as much as it is to those in the middle east. my guides once said that conflict was a sacred and honorable process, the apple of dischord is an alarm of sorts […]
Love can only blossom when we are honest. Honesty without love creates division. Yin and yang of wholeness. In these times we need to learn methods of deescalation. Forces everywhere want us to escalate, be afraid, be polarized and not pause enough to see each others’ perspective.
Pathology is the same paradigm cut from winner:loser dichotomy our communities are struggling with. How to honor that all is sacred with truth at the same time? What the Shaman sees in a mental hospital >
Great article on Chris & Betty: Couple logs 6 months in Madison’s 1st tiny house.
I ask how being polite affects your connection to others on a daily basis? I am reflecting on differences between being “polite” and real but respectful discussions. In several communities again I am struck with how being “polite” leads to a certain kind of brutality that is much more acceptable than […]
I remember back in college when “politically correct” was gaining traction in a new way, we had a campus-wide meeting where all these various groups angry (understandably) voiced how they were being persecuted (people who were gay, African American, and women). It was good that there was recognition of each group, […]
The pentagon is a pill pusher and needs to be seen as such. They are trying to normalize violence and unrest by giving local communities armored vehicles. Police departments who passively accept these “gifts” need to realize that they are endorsing violence against our own citizens, that they are saying there […]