Latest post about the Balance Unbalance conference in Phoenix, Arizona
I am going to venture that the man who has sat on the ground in his tipi meditating on life and its meaning, accepting the kinship of all creatures, and acknowledging unity with the universe of things was infusing into his being the true essence of civilization.
Luthur Standing Bear (1868? – 1939) Oglala Sioux Chief
This quote appears in a little book titled Native American Wisdom with photographs by Edward S Curtis, bought at the Phoenix Airport on my way home from Balance-Unbalance 2015.
In many ways my journey was like the title of the conference. I arrived a day late, was totally disoriented most of the time – which happens when I go to the northern hemisphere, though I normally adjust after a few days. Also not much sleep, which also puts me out of balance with the world. There was also the adjustment to a completely different…
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