Re-Humanizing Ourselves

Photo by Ryan Price from his recent piece, Contemplating Dominion.

“The breath of plants gives life to animals and the breath of animals gives life to plants. My breath is your breath, your breath is mine. It’s the great poem of give and take, of reciprocity that animates the world. The very facts of the world are a poem.”

“The concept of life and its relations was humanizing and gave the Lakota an abiding love. It filled (Chief Luther Standing Bear’s) being with the joy and mystery of living; it gave him reverence for all life; it made a place for all things in the scheme of existence, with equal importance to all.”

Re-Humanize Yourself

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