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Are We Listening: Three Guidelines for Communicating with All Species

Are We Listening: Three Guidelines for Communicating with All Species

I recently was asked how I cope among despair.  I think this is a great question and I often ask others this.  Since it seems that we are all faced with overwhelm and despair.  My answer is that I stop.  I go outside and spend time with Nature, particularly the Plants.  I look around.  I move around.  I taste, I smell, I touch, I breathe.  As my nervous system calms and my Heart rate slows, I feel a different overwhelm.  This overwhelm is from Beauty and awe.  While here, I listen.

I have been teaching Plant Communication for over ten years.  I have learned that helping people remember how to communicate with Plants is the easy part.  The difficult part is helping them to understand HOW to communicate in general.  In other words, we struggle to communicate well with one another, yet alone another species!  

I have discovered three guidelines for improving communication (with ALL species).

Creating Potential

Creating Potential

Being in Damanhur this time was a vacation for my Heart and Soul.  It was a break from the limiting beliefs that are infused in our culture.  As well as, a break from the discord.  As I mentioned, in Damanhur everyone is focused on being their best.  This does not come from morality or righteousness.  It is that they want to learn and grow and be who they are meant to be.  They focus on the vision of a better world, a world where we are again in alignment with the Trees and Nature Spirits.  I know how important it is to release limiting beliefs and focus on the solution.  I do this daily and help my clients and students to do this.  And yet, when you are surrounded by a culture that supports this, an enormous amount of energy is freed up and suddenly, you are able to create the impossible or I would say the potential.


I know that there are many challenges facing humanity.  I know that one’s Heart could break a thousand times a day.  I know that it can be very seductive and easy to be taken under by the tide of hopelessness.  And yet, I look at Damanhur.  And I look to the Dandelions sprouting out in the cracks of the macadam.  Or the Redwoods who continue to grow even though they’ve been hollowed out by fire.  And I think, “We are here!”  As long as we are here, there is still hope.  There is potential.