Month: December 2018

I Wish I Could Learn to Listen to the Trees and Other Comments that Punch Me in the Gut

Someone I follow on Facebook recently posted a link to an article about tree communication, and how humans can learn to understand it. I commented, “This is not news to any of the indigenous cultures who live closely with nature. In the words of the Seneca, the language is called Hail-lo-way-ain… and we all speak it. …

Love, Light, and Peace, M*therf*ckers (or: How I Befriended My Anger and Learned to Turn Tables Over in the Temple)

I was born with a temper. That’s wrong. Let’s start again. At some point, very early, before I even remember, I learned to deal with difficult emotions by covering them over with anger and throwing an explosive fit. It’s a response mechanism I invested in for almost 40 years. Then I got therapy, and that …