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Morromico Bay, Chocó, Colombia | July, 2018

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Contemplating Oneness

From Swami Vivekananda to philosopher Ken Wilber, physicist Alan Lightman to rebel environmentalist Ed Abbey, today's "Thursday Thought" about contemplating Oneness in a world that insists on duality.

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Stargazing

We still haven’t become mature enough to think of ourselves as only a tiny part of a vast and incredible universe. - Rachel Carson It was one of the brightest Milky Ways I’ve ever seen. Together the Team Twende kids and I stood under the watchful gaze of Mawenzi - the serrated satellite of Kilimanjaro […]

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What We Say Matters

Note: This took me a long time to write. It was painful, it was scary. I'm a strong Biden supporter. I'm no expert on Afghanistan. I don't know precisely what or how things could have been different. But, I do know for sure that I've found myself outraged, brokenhearted, full of tears and anger and […]

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Contemplating Oneness

From Swami Vivekananda to philosopher Ken Wilber, physicist Alan Lightman to rebel environmentalist Ed Abbey, today's "Thursday Thought" about contemplating Oneness in a world that insists on duality.

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Stargazing

We still haven’t become mature enough to think of ourselves as only a tiny part of a vast and incredible universe. - Rachel Carson It was one of the brightest Milky Ways I’ve ever seen. Together the Team Twende kids and I stood under the watchful gaze of Mawenzi - the serrated satellite of Kilimanjaro […]

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What We Say Matters

Note: This took me a long time to write. It was painful, it was scary. I'm a strong Biden supporter. I'm no expert on Afghanistan. I don't know precisely what or how things could have been different. But, I do know for sure that I've found myself outraged, brokenhearted, full of tears and anger and […]

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It's Not About The Top

To those who have struggled with them the mountains reveal beauties they will not disclose to those who make no effort. That is the reward the mountains give to effort. And it is because they have so much to give and give it so lavishly to those who will wrestle with them that men love the mountains and go back to them again and again.

ESSAYS & INSPIRATION MOUNTAINS & ADVENTURE

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