Tagged with Earth

Food Done Right: Honor the Plants

An avid reader of this blog knows the dangers carcinogens, monocultures, and genetic manipulation of plant species pose for human and planetary health.  Further, you understand that if these methods persist, famine and water shortages are a distinct possibility, since conventional farming features significant crop failures, fails to sequester carbon, wastes water, and ruins soil.  … Continue reading

Bringing a Child into This World

From last week’s comments section:  How I would answer the commonly heard refrain, “How can I bring a child into this [negative association] world?” The short answer: Consciously. The long answer:  The prevailing themes of Western thought seem to follow the narratives of dominance, exploitation, competition, and fear.  Humanity has been at this for quite … Continue reading

The Earth, Under My Feet

The Earth, Under My Feet

The first truly warm day of the Spring here in Maryland found me lying on a rock, barefoot, reading.  I did this for about forty minutes, before I decided to walk back to the apartment.  When I stood up, an earthly sleight of hand had occurred.  I had a tremendous feeling of peace.  My shoulders, … Continue reading

Dissolving Into One

A little wordplay crept into my head this week after reading a contentious political back-and-forth where one person alluding to a set of facts apparently only available to him, because they indeed weren’t truthful.  I thought, here’s why we have so much discord in our discourse – people are fighting over the veracity of words … Continue reading