Chaos, Not Cleanliness, is Godliness.

Chaos, Not Cleanliness, is Godliness.

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. ~Friedrich Nietzsche Chaos is usually viewed as an enemy to be vanquished, a demon undermining the godly state of precision and order. “Cleanliness is next to godliness”, mom used to say. Feelings of discomfort bubble up when the […]

Talking With Clouds

Talking With Clouds

Joana talks to the clouds. To talk to the clouds you have to climb hills or to the top branches fo the trees. ~Eduardo Galeano I have not the necessary courage to talk to the clouds for any significant span of time let alone the agility to navigate the tiny, twisted limbs of a tree […]

The Silence Was Perfection

The Silence Was Perfection

The bicycle bell spilled into the silence of the night. ~Qui Xiaolong Silence can be spooky. Is it because the absence of any sound driving us to distraction frees up or mind and there is no barrier to block us from feeling the screaming in our souls or, perhaps, because of our inability to hear […]

The Fool I Will Always Be

The Fool I Will Always Be

Does wisdom perhaps appear on the Earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? ~Friedrich Nietzsche I have believed at most every stage of my life I was imbued with a wisdom beyond my years. I was as wise as Raven contemplating creation whilst soaring a thousand feet over a canyon […]

Different Does Not Imply Wrong

Different Does Not Imply Wrong

I want to be able to look at and into a juniper tree, a piece of quartz, a vulture, a spider and see it as itself devoid of all humanly absorbed qualities, anti-Kantian, even the categories of description. ~Edward Abbey Our initial or one of our initial forays outside the boundaries of the human soul […]

Nothing is Invented

Nothing is Invented

Nothing is invented, for it’s written in nature first. Originality consists of returning to the origin. ~Antoni Gaud√≠ Nothing is invented! Nothing? Is invented? First Cause is a miraculous creator. Earth an original idea birthed from the mind of God then cast into the universe where it hangs in perfect balance with the stars, an […]

Earth Life = Human Life

Earth Life = Human Life

River is her mother and Forest is her father. ~Arundhati Roy Twas a time humanity walked in intimacy with the natural world.We hunted and plucked, nature culled a few humans. A give and take approaching symbiosis. Those times have long gone, a travesty spurred on by books declaring the heavens granted man dominion over Earth, […]

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