Cultivating Wholeness

The Search for Wholeness

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“Searching” may not be the best word to use regarding wholeness, though many of us feel it to be something elusive, or at best found in occasional moments scheduled into our busy days. So why does it feel like a difficult “job” to find wholeness, when presumably, we are already whole? Perhaps what we are really looking for is the time and presence to truly sense ourselves, to listen.

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How To Be a Good Guest (On This Planet)

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What does it mean to be a good guest? We’ve all had bad guests before, and so one way to look at it is what to do and what not to do when we are invited to someone’s home. Reflecting on an experience I had with a bad guest, it struck me that being a good dinner guest is very much the same as being a respectful and gracious guest of the planet. And we are all guests here.

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Redefining Abundance

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In the Western world, our lives are often characterized by hurry and overwork. Between work and other responsibilities, there is barely enough time to know how we feel or what we need, much less what our deep personal fulfillment looks like. Annie Dillard famously wrote, “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives”.

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The Revolutionary Love Project

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At Our Selves, Our Planet, we were so moved, and feel so strongly supportive of the words of Valerie Kaur, founder of The Revolutionary Love Project, as she spoke of her vision of our world as a metaphor of our time, that we wanted to dedicate a page in the launching of our site to pass her perspective on to others.

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