Tag: ecotherapy

KEEP WALKING, VISIBLE ONE

We say that the purpose of going out is to come back. We cross the threshold and go on the sacred mountain or desert, not to escape, but to claim who we really are, to embody our wholeness, and to bring back the medicine that the world needs.

WHAT IS YOUR NICHE IN THE ECOSYSTEM OF HEALING AND JUSTICE?

This is a question I am living now.

“Where your soul’s gift and your positionality (dynamic social location of power + privilege) meet is your ecological niche for a hungry world.”

This beautiful & dangerous call by Pinar Sinopoulus-Lloyd (@queerquechua) of @queernature has been swimming through the river canyons of my psyche as I feel the complex emoting of a world confronting multiple intersecting crises: ecological, social, and spiritual.

Into the Cave

We go to the cave for the dark descent into ourselves, to confront and embrace the wounds and monsters, but also uncover the shimmering treasures to bring back as a gift to a world in need. We go to the cave, not to disappear, but return to the world and show up in our unique way.

THE TREASURE AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH BREATH

The sun setting can be a daily practice for letting go of things that we are still holding onto too tightly.

Ecogrief Circles: Honoring Our Pain and Resiliency in the Era of Climate Crisis

How nourishing to witness and be witnessed in our difficult (and joyful) emotions in circle and ritual, cultivating earth community, and sharing ways of taking care of ourselves and engaging in empowering action.