4 Practices for Fresh Perspective: How Time in Nature Can Lead to Unexpected Insights

Fully engaging our senses is an invitation into revelation. Photo: Deborah McNamara (Dubois, Wyoming) “To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs that draw nourishment from it — is a wonder beyond words.” — Joanna Macy While …

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Finding Refuge in Change: Love, Nature, Goodbyes

Sometimes, death offers bittersweet reminders. Photo: Deborah McNamara (Rhea and Nick, 1959) “I am slowly, painfully discovering that my refuge is not found in my mother, my grandmother, or even the birds of Bear River. My refuge exists in my capacity to love. If I can learn to love death then I can begin to …

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