Category Archives: Occupy Love: The Revolution

Self-Love Lessons

In the end, we’ll have a jolly laugh about this personal growth journey into self-love and compassion. But, in the meantime, we make loving ourselves a very serious point of focus, with clear intention and deep commitment to doing the … Continue reading

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Love as a Great Transition Story

Love as a Great Transition Story By Duane Elgin Humanity has entered a time of profound change. We are pushed by necessity and pulled by opportunity. The push is a growing systems crisis, evident in the breakdown of financial institutions, … Continue reading

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V Day! Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down

Taking A Stand For Love Today is V Day! Valentine’s Day! Validation Day! Self-Love Day! I’m celebrating the power and strength of the love in my heart and all around the world! Let us honor and validate ourselves and one … Continue reading

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Mini-Retreat Into Freedom

What makes you feel free and what does freedom mean to you? I cherish the freedom to make autonomous choices and to live my life as I choose. I love that I have co-created the freedom of living a retreat … Continue reading

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Dreaming Time

A couple of weeks of a rich and wonderful personal retreat into radical self-care at the end of 2013 made for a gentle and satisfying transition into 2014. Simply Being with my Self and Slowing Way Down can be a … Continue reading

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2014 Cosmic Initiation: Saying “Yes”

SonOfJordan / Foter.com / CC BY-NC With clear skies many nights of this end-of-year personal retreat, I make time to go out and look at the cosmos in the middle of the night and ponder my place. A powerful dance … Continue reading

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A Full Moon In Each Eye

Werner Kunz / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA “Admit something. Everyone you see, you say to them “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud: Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, This great … Continue reading

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His Day Is Done

Dr. Maya Angelou (85) has written a beautiful and moving poem in Memory of Nelson Mandela. She has allowed the US state department to circulate the poem in 15 languages, as a tribute to Mandela “on behalf of the American … Continue reading

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Wood in Winter

In honor of autumn and in memory of beloved Geoph Kozeny, a poem:                       Wood in Winter Womanly arms lift long, heavy logs, one by one, carry them to the big saw powered by Kester — the old, red tractor … Continue reading

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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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