Tribal Nation: Saving The World One Garden At A Time

sildenafil <a href\=\” width\=\”350\” height\=\”350\” />This life we are in is no race for a prize, viagra sales and it is not a war. It’s bigger than that. Years ago I wrote, \”The blood and bones of the women and men who have birthed and protected their societies have sanctified the land in all parts of the world.\”[link] We are now in very disturbing times. I see hope for humans and for humanity. That’s why I’m here as a physician and counselor in the District of Columbia.

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In our nation President Lincoln himself gave “The Last Full Measure of Devotion” to grow this nation through horrible times. His Gettysburg Address has been one of the memory treasures of many children growing up in this country. Along with other verses — from the sacred texts of the religions that are found in The United States of America — the minds of today’s adults and children find encouragement to face ongoing struggles of many kinds. And in addition to those groupings of people I also respect the sincere Agnostics and Atheists who focus their lives on understanding this intricate existence that each of them was born into. Every human being in this country (and animals too…read my blog, Animals and Humans Saving Each Other about neuroscience discoveries of the power of \”huddling\”) has opportunity for their deep desire within that Mr. Lincoln called, \”yearning to breathe free…\”

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I began writing this blog essay several months ago prior to events in places around the world such as Ferguson, Missouri, The Ukraine, Uganda and Iraq.  Below you will find links about Detroit and inner city reclamation of their blighted urban landscape. However, today I want to add that even if all that you can do is to grow a plant in a window of your home you’ll be participating in the flow of energy that I sometimes call \”God’s love for all living things.\”

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Can you find solace and some amount of hope in that? Maybe not. The people I’ve spoken with in recent months remind me that sometimes it’s not possible to feel the anticipation of better times when one is alone by themselves. That’s why people gather together in groups or visit \”other circles\” where people share common interests that can be uplifting even to visitors who don’t spend a lot of time with them afterward.

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Psychotherapists and counselors help people do their own healing work when their clients take time out from “the front lines” of their often turbulent interactions out in the world. We give people coaching and when possible help them help themselves, creating new things on once-devastated landscapes.

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In addition I’m a physician of natural medicine as well as a licensed and board-certiied acupuncturist so that I can help you learn about the factors that can \”fire off\” the chemicals inside your body that alter the way you feel emotions. Click here to go to my new site [DCNN.pro] for networking with resources for physical, mental and social health. On the bottom of the home page I’ve introduced several interviews with natural medicine practitioners conducted by psychologist David Van Nuys, Ph.D. founder of the psychology podcast, Shrink Rap Radio.

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I respect religion and I also respect science. Looking fresh at the world as it is today and imagining forward I draw upon science, quantum physics and ancient non-spiritual acupuncture discoveries to serve both the people who come to me for care or coaching as well as those who themselves are serving society.

\nAfter the headlines and sound-bytes are past (like the words above at the start of today’s blog sharing) we can take the opportunity to begin to drop down into deeper levels of what our lives are about. I’m still thinking about my walk into the King Memorial in Washington DC on Veterans Day. Have you taken that walk yet through the King Memorial?  [Click on the video below for the grand finale of the tour of the memorials mall where I follow a wise elder as she begins the journey through the King Memorial, the final few minutes.]\n\n\n\n\n\nThen after that, explore the link below. I saved it months ago after I’d listened to Krista Tippett’s astounding hour of interviews of people in Detroit who are continually cultivating the soil of our nation to both grow food for families and to also grow the dream proclaimed by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click here to go to that On Being program [opens in new window].\n\n\n\nThat hour gave me a new look at the things that are possible, many of which are already being done. The interview is one of the series of programs from the team headed by Krista Tippett under the name of, On Being. The title is, \”Becoming Detroit: Grace Lee Boggs on Reimagining Work, Food, and Community.\” The introduction says, \”We’re used to hearing about Detroit as a symbol of economic collapse. With the recent news coverage of city’s financial crisis and declaration of bankruptcy, we travel to a city of vigor where joyful, passionate people are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. The Chinese-American philosopher and civil rights legend Grace Lee Boggs is the heart and soul of this largely hidden story, which holds lessons for us all.\” [Click here for the site and interview.]\n\nPreparing to close now: I’m inviting you to view the page on my networking site [DCNN.pro — now consolidated with my main site template] where I introduce my series of Wisdom Day events which is in process of developing Wisdom Day 2016, March 16 2016 — the day before the start of Psychotherapy Networker Symposium 2016. Click here or use the QR code link that I created:\n\n\n\nThe image below caught my eye. It is a metal sculpture that is mostly empty space. It represents the imaginary way we can think of the planet Earth and how people have spread across the globe. We are the ones who give the solid nature to our individual lives and to our contribution to the lives of other people and animals.\n\n\n\nAs we move forward, I’m here for you to consult with or to give you treatments and education in self-healing. I dedicate my intelligence and my skills to the work of “Discovering your resources, removing obstacles, helping you heal.”\n\nWelcome and connection page.\n\n

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