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Facing the Abyss & Saving Grace

posted by David G Arenson ND

Human beings and our current political systems see it as a “human right” to restructure the biosphere, because that is what the economy dictates. Business interests that commit acts of destruction on the environmental system are supported because they provide jobs. […]

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Awakening from the Trauma of the Human Spirit

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Haruko Murakami’s words are echoing in my head….“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through.” (a reminder, a warning, a comfort…) We stand at a crossroads. Our very survival as a species now […]

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The Mistake of Western Science

posted by David G Arenson ND

The mistake of Western “scientific” thinking is that there is a singular truth – a singular answer that can be broken down into composite parts. The building blocks of Western civilisation have been ‘reductionist’ thought-forms in their observance and attitude. […]

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America’s Prison System & Our Responsibility

posted by David G Arenson ND

The United States has the highest numbers of people (per capita) in prison in the world! It has nearly 5 percent of the world’s population yet currently imprisons nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.  1 in every 31 adults in the USA […]

Why Radical Forgiveness?

posted by David G Arenson ND

Why does it seem we still have so much conflict and derision in the world – and is there a different way to approach this? Is there a root of our collective dysfunction as individuals and as a collective society? […]

Solutions for a World in Crisis

posted by David G Arenson ND

The state of the world is under serious threat. My hope is that we will come together and turn swords into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks as per the biblical prophecy. How will we handle this crisis in the […]

Why Commitment Matters

posted by David G Arenson ND

A study was done on the dynamics of performance in 1993. Two groups were separated into: Group ONE: Solo pianists playing solo in orchestras in front of hundreds of people. Group TWO: Pianists teaching other people to play. Results: The solo […]

Top 10 Spiritual Tips for Life

posted by David G Arenson ND

You have accepted your LIFE ASSIGNMENT. Now it’s up to you how to fill in the blank canvas…   Good luck! Whatever your personal journey, you are guaranteed an epic adventure.     Remember the oft-quoted words of Joseph Campbell […]

I’ll Meet You in the Field of Love

posted by David G Arenson ND

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase “each other” doesn’t make […]

Taking Responsibility is Living Fully in the Present

posted by David G Arenson ND

Let’s choose now, together as a society, to remove blame from our emotional vocabulary. Let’s stop blaming our parents. Let’s stop blaming our lover, partner, children and grandchildren. Let’s stop blaming our boss, job and economy. Let’s stop blaming our social status, economic status, […]

Pope Francis in the Holy Land

posted by David G Arenson ND

For now my travels have brought me to the holy land, Israel. I am in Jerusalem until next week. My visit coincided with the Pope’s – he’s been here praying for peace. We arrived on the same day – no […]

The Happiness Index

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Consider another way of viewing the world. Since 1971, Bhutan has promoted the idea of a Gross National Happiness index being used to replace Gross National Product as the most important criteria by which development is measured. According to […]

The Roots of Discontent

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Unhappiness and feelings of emptiness are familiar to many. What are the roots of our discontent? In our current system, everything is driven by feeding a system with an insatiable appetite. Without demand, suppliers cannot survive, so it is imperative […]

Allowing Others to Hurt us

posted by David G Arenson ND

  Cruelty; Betrayal; Hurt; Sadness; Guilt… the list of difficult emotions goes on… So long as we allow it to! All these emotions are “suffering” (mostly) at the hands of another person or people. Every person on this planet has […]

Previous Posts

Facing the Abyss & Saving Grace
Human beings and our current political systems see it as a "human right" to restructure the biosphere, because that is what the economy dictates. Business interests that commit acts of destruction on the environmental system are supported ...

posted 8:17:34am Apr. 15, 2015 | read full post »

Awakening from the Trauma of the Human Spirit
  Haruko Murakami's words are echoing in my head....“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through.” (a reminder, a warning, a comfort...) We stand at a crossroads. Our very survival as a species now ...

posted 5:06:17am Apr. 07, 2015 | read full post »

Rainbow Spirit Warriors
Dormant rainbow spirits are awakening; they cannot be forever suppressed. We are doing our best to keep the old systems working and the 'new' at bay. We have been taught to fear change, and react with terror at the mere thought of chaos. What ...

posted 4:35:20am Mar. 30, 2015 | read full post »

Why Holism is Vital
What is holism and why is it so important? ‘Holism’ is a philosophy as described by Aristotle – “The whole is more than the sum of its parts.” The term was first used by the Jan Smuts in his 1926 book, Holism and Evolution. ...

posted 8:18:25am Mar. 23, 2015 | read full post »

The Mistake of Western Science
The mistake of Western “scientific” thinking is that there is a singular truth – a singular answer that can be broken down into composite parts. The building blocks of Western civilisation have been ‘reductionist’ thought-forms in ...

posted 6:15:48am Mar. 19, 2015 | read full post »

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