Monthly Archives: April 2011

#14 Architecture of Abundance

Designing for limited growth has been the way we have done things for years. Learning a new way of doing things can be difficult but it is well worth the effort. Recently, in my relatively small city of Green Bay, … Continue reading

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#13 Harmony Among All Beings

when i first heard of Council of All Beings workshops, I thought, what a funny touchy-feely way to explore our place in the world. I really thought that it sounded as silly as trying to feel energy or douse for … Continue reading

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#12 Blossoming of the Big Tree

I remember vaguely hearing about the big tree many long years ago. when we look at all of the life forms and categorize and organize them, we can see that life basically takes two paths and the two sides continue … Continue reading

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#11 Eternal vs. Temporal

In nature, there is a dynamic interplay between these two nodes of experience. The fleeting wing beats of a passing eagle give way to the timeless feeling of the mountain. The babbling brook slowly changes pitch after a rain, the … Continue reading

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#10 Re-purposing

A new word for old ideas. I think that by now, many people have heard the old saying from out in New England, “Use it up, wear it out, fix it, make it work or do without.” I probably should … Continue reading

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#9 Integrity

What is needed, if we are to find a path to sustainability, is a way to reflect and harmonize our actions with nature’s schemes, her time line and the cycles of the seasons. There is a deep and abiding capacity … Continue reading

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#8 Inspiration

Finding source and merging with it has always been my favorite way to search for new ideas. Reflecting on ideas that have helped me to grow into a well-rounded individual often give me pause to appreciate all the love and … Continue reading

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