Permaculture and Relationships

Permaculture is rooted in relationships. Our relationship to Earth, our community, our natural resources, our food, our local economy, and the web of life. Relationships are a vital resource that holds our livelihood together. Everything within Nature is interconnected and as we allow ourselves to live lives that are integrated into the webs of life, we experience the relationships that exist all around us. We live in a way that is holistic, whole-systems, and connected, rather than the Western lifestyle that is rooted in individualism, isolation, and competition. … More Permaculture and Relationships

My Growth Is Not Linear

I’m writing to say that my growth is not linear. The journey of spiritual growth and embodying our true essence is a daily practice. It ebbs and flows, rises and falls. We live within a society that is continuously accelerating and advancing at a rapid pace, but through this expansion we’ve overlooked many ways where we’ve created unhealthy patterns of pollution, environmental degradation, mindlessness, and social injustice. As we can see in our external landscape, this process is the farthest thing from natural. … More My Growth Is Not Linear

Momo’s Yurt Visit

For the past couple of years, off-grid living and tiny house living has been so appealing to me. I see it as a powerful stance against our consumerist and materialistic society by taking the power in our hands and choosing to align ourselves with lifestyles that align with our morals and values. Sure, it seems to be a huge “counter-culture” movement or “alternative living,” but I see much deeper value in the movement than that… Our experience off-grid in a yurt during the winter really allowed me to dive into the beauty of what it’s truly like to live simply. … More Momo’s Yurt Visit