This year was the 30th Anniversary of the Bioneers' Conference and O.N.E. was excited to be a part of the celebration of “Growing Transformative Solutions”. According to their website, “Bioneers is inspiring and realizing a shift to live on Earth in ways that honor the web of life, each other and future generations.” This year’s conference gathered innovators, visionaries, and trailblazers who are shifting our consciousness and changing the world, including O.N.E.’s very own, Pam Montgomery.Read More
The hearts of 21 women heard the voice of a mountain. A mountain, calling them to its slopes, calling them to drink of its pure spring waters, to commune with tree elders and ancient stones, to dream with its profound presence at night, and bask in its vibrant and healing energies during the day. Mount Shasta, where the Organization of Nature Evolutionaries led a group of journeyers in early October, set the stage for a 4-day retreat focused on co-creative partnership with Nature.Read More
Eve Ensler spoke at the 2019 Bioneers Conference. Her reading of her “Apology to Mother Earth” was one of the most profound moments of the conference.
“I press my bruised body down on your grassy belly, breathing me in and out. I have missed you, Mother. I have been away so long. I am sorry. I am so sorry.
I am made of dirt and grit and stars and river, skin, bone, leaf, whiskers and claws. I am a part of you, of this, nothing more or less. “Read More
“Samhain”, from Mara Freeman: “The early Celts honored this time as the start of the Celtic New Year, for it was understood that in dark silence comes whisperings of new beginnings, the stirring of the seed below the ground.Read More
The intention I hold in my heart is for my offerings of art and healing to breathe new life into people’s relationships with plants, and inspire others to see the green ones not only as the origin of the oxygen that keeps us alive, but also an ever-present, benevolent source of love and connection that supports our spirits’ thriving.Read More
Through self-healing and awakening, you will uncover your medicine. My gift revealed itself in the form of personalised short stories for adults. I ignite magic and curiosity for the reader who is the hero of the tale and bring in wisdom to help unstick them on their path.Read More
The more you pay attention to your dreams, the more you will remember and the more you will feel connected to and an integral part of the dream of the Earth.Read More
A Forest Therapy walk is more than a hike. It is more than time spent in nature, moving quickly along a trail. It is a walk with nature, connecting to trees and plants, reflecting with water, holding a stone that’s tumbled through eons of time to be held by you at this moment in time.Read More
“Are there trees near you,
and does your own soul need comforting?
Quick, then— open the door and fly on your heavy feet; the song
may already be drifting away.”
— Mary Oliver, "Such Singing in the Wild Branches"
When it comes to food and eating, you are the Sacred Earth Activist and your actions are deeply connected to all that is. Can your food actions really impact climate change - does what you do really matter? It can seem an overwhelming question.Read More
Given the scale and intensity of the issues we face, can an individual’s meditation and other pathways of cultivating fresh and creative perception really make a difference in our world? Is it true that, as the Persian poet Jalālu’d-dīn Rūmī exclaims, “The clear bead at the center changes everything”?Read More
‘Humankind is far removed from nature both within and without and has become an exile from the ideal state of life” ~Hazrat Inayat KhanRead More
Along with the stresses in my daily life has been a concurrent period of lasting epiphany, starting with the coalescing of several important reads and conversations, and peaking after several days trying to assist on behalf of the agency I direct with the Mendocino Complex Fires in northern California. I watched fire fighters and many others, some with homes in jeopardy, working in difficult conditions for days on end to save lives and property.Read More
We feel this breath against
Our animal skin as
It shouts or
Whispers In our ears,
There is no silent breath,
Just some we do not hear.
Planet breath inflating your lungs
A busy, ballooning marketplace
When we returned to the Hall of Mirrors I experienced a most powerful meditation. It all came together as, in my meditation, as I communed with my Oak-Chestnut Tree and had the distinct honor to mind-ride on Eagle-Owl wings through the Universe, visit my past, revisit the wonders of the world I have been privileged to know including Mother Trees and our own backyard redwoods, peeked into the future, and rode the winds of time.Read More
I was on a spiritual journey of renewal in Damanhur organized by O.N.E. It was surreal for me to realize I was actually here, ready to experience this transformative, artistic, spiritual science community that lives sustainably and in harmony with Nature and each other. Little did I know how much I would be transformed.Read More
I created the Weather Girl Blog as a peace project – a universal way to help people reconnect to the natural world – as a touchstone. Remembering that we are part of nature makes for a balanced more peaceful human, a more harmonious existence.Read More
We offer gratitude for the path of Sacred Earth Activism. For the awareness that rises in our hearts of who we are as sacred children of sacred Earth, not separate from Her. We give thanks for the impulse which follows, to act on Her/our behalf, guided by the inspiration that wells up from the knowing of our unity.Read More
Ceiba trees are examples of what one might call “charismatic megaflora.” Like their animal counterparts—whales and elephants—fully grown specimens capture the imagination and evoke awe among humans. Their sheer massiveness is mysterious. Bigger and older than humans, they can dwarf, and often outlast, built structures. They alter the microclimate in their vicinity and become whole ecosystems. Over the years they gather stories and legends about them.Read More
And then I saw the Ceiba, standing alone surrounded by a field of grass, majestic and royal begging me to be embraced by ki’s buttresses. Before I even left the van, I knew that I was in the presence of the Divine. I could feel the fibers of my Heart stretching as my Heart was opening wide. It was love at first sight. I received the message, “Give your troubles to me, I will protect you.” I walked around Ceiba entranced, amazed at ki’s form and gentle power.Read More