When I first started thinking about this (many years ago) there were hundreds of thousands of chemical additives approved by the FDA for use in food (yes, just food). Less than 5,000 of them had been properly tested for the effects they would have in our bloodstreams. I hope that ratio has changed. I’m not sure if I harbour any hope that it has…
As a society, we have ignored our human-ness. We have branded it fancy, naivetee, eccentricity, primitive social patterns, old-world ideals. We have maligned and outsourced the things that we are programmed to do and that keep ourselves and our loved ones whole, healthy and alive
It’s all spin and many of us know it but we keep on buying the cleaners because they make the chores easy and the walls sparkly and the cough goes away and the cuts heal and the hair is shiny and the cupboards full and the laundry fragrant and on and on and on…
We are bombarded daily by messages about preparing for the future and pleas to honour or heal the past. It’s ironic, then, that one of the most powerful self-help messages being passed around right now is about living in the moment.
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Natural does not mean life-giving, balanced, or harmonious. Natural means natural. That’s it.
You must find a way to do the things you aren’t good at and don’t really enjoy — or — you can do the things you like to do and are good at.
I love what I said in my previous posts but I don’t think it’s the way forward for this particular blog. So forgive me while I pull back and settle in with a new voice…
Life is messy, unpredictable, dirty, unexpected and even a little bit smelly.
Once upon a time, we belonged to nature. It is up to us whether we remember or forget our true self.