Herb of the Week: An Introduction
What is herb of the week? It actually came out of something called the Herbal Weather Report. I would teach herbal formulas specifically from the point of view of what I think is going on in all of the elements right now–whatever practitioners are most likely going to be seeing blowing in the wind, and therefore most likely to want to use in their practice. It was a way of speaking not just to herbalists' concerns; it was also an opportunity to use the herbs to explore aspects of being that we all have in common.
That is very much still the case. I work with herbs as teachers. They teach me how to be. ...
Heart 7: Poetry or Chaos?
Hans Peter Dürr was a physicist who thought that he was lecturing on physics, but I believe that he was lecturing on the nature of consciousness and the Heart. He remarked that any poem, written in a language that you don't know, just looks like utter gibberish. Just complete and utter gibberish—what is that?
Hans Peter Dürr
Now, a poem is probably the least chaotic thing there is. He then went on to say, "Nature is a poem in a language that we don't know—" to which I would add, "—if we are of very urban of consciousness." Because it is possible to start attuning to the poetry of the river and its ripples, to the wind ...