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They are speaking

Be quiet…be patient…the plants and animals are telling their stories. With their wisdom we must seek balance, happiness is nourished by balance.  The balance of offering and receiving is the ability to mutually co-exist with one’s environment on all scales.   1,208 more words

Consumerist Birds

When I filled my bird-feeder with the expensive $2-per-pound bird-seed, I had crowds of birds visiting the feeder. 

But when I ran out and filled it with the cheaper $0,99-per-pound seed, birds refused to come.  35 more words

Humor

CLEARANCE, a consumerist's caution

It’s hard to hear the common language
The air of commercialized frustration
That they feed you, the lies you’re supposed
To have so you can keep buying –> unsolved–> buying… 12 more words

Poetry

Bestseller

The first time I watched the Matrix, I was immediately a fan. I didn’t even know by that time that this supposedly B-movie has already gained cult-like status with its many followers. 663 more words

The Struggle with the Consumerism of Christmas

Christmas is only a few days away this year and I have felt the pressure this season to get into the consumerism of it all.  Shopping is so much a part of this season.  495 more words

Communal Imagination

Home for the Holidays

Since moving back in with my parents, I have been most looking forward to is Christmas the Holidays. This will be the first year I have a partner coming to my parent’s house for the festivities. 606 more words

Mid-twenties