ok, let’s do restart !

sorry, now two months later
full of stuffy things close to home
not to mention whatabout-my-country ?

weather today worse than ever
even if for a change colder-vs-hotter
plus personal, plus national age issues

so let’s start our new year up
per MA talking this up-close
. . . 3 beauties recently here on my screen . . .

1. david attenborough’s latest planet earth II, per the guardian’s
90-YR OLD BROADCASTER RETURNED FOR PART 2,
LAVISH 6-PART SERIES STARTED NOV 2016

never seen nature so beautifully done !

 

2. then, just coming to me from six years ago
blessed cousins of ours
contributing much more than their honey
plus here’s plenty in their crisis

 

3. ” our melting, shifting, liquid world “
21 poems of climate change read by actor celebrities

READ & HEAR THEM HERE
the guardian’s 2 yr+ online article

electric road’s coming

. . . more than just new cars
thanks again, guardian

traffic now more than all this heat
overwhelming too here at home

as wifeling & me on the way out
mother sure on her way back

want to connect with mother ?

. . . not better than by one of my favorite people, thomas berry

forwarded recently by genesis farm for restoring paradise
the article appeared originally in 2003, just before berry left us

it all gets closer & closer, especially here in ugliest of new times
take your time. do let it bring you back to the real

” I have been having coffee with Confucius, for heaven’s sake. This person is as giant a thinker as Confucius -and I’ve been having coffee with him !” Speaking at a conference in Berkeley, California in November 2002, cosmologist Brian Swimme recalls his astonishment after first meeting in 1982 with the person who has emerged as one of the leading thinkers of the world, and who became his primary mentor and co-worker: Thomas Berry. The description seems apt . . .  ( finish intro in pdf )

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MYSTIQUE OF THE EARTH