Author Archives: Inner Ventures

About Inner Ventures

Evolutionary Counsellor facilitator and guide on a spiritual path. Craftsman in wood, creative writer, environmentalist & change agent. This blog is my way of promoting my skills, ideas, concerns for the planet, creative work, spiritual searches and philosophy of life in a public forum.

Break Free From The Stimulation Nation

I just came across this article which feels very relevant as a follow-on from my theme of Silence: Written by Dr. Perry, PhD “I believe people are afraid to be still because we’re used to being stimulated.” ~Michael W. Smith … Continue reading

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ON SILENCE by Ardhan Swatridge

Probably the biggest challenge and barrier for any of us to deal with in trying to pursue a spiritual practice is, in our search for some degree of inner peace and self-acceptance, we eventually realise that our restless minds endlessly … Continue reading

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The Great Taboo: Patriarchy Begins At Home.

Reposted from Womb of Light – by Bethany Webster. There’s a reason why it’s been really hard for us to find solutions to our current global challenges. There’s a reason why feminism, with all its gains, has made only limited … Continue reading

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Cracking Open Anger

 By Norma Saba· ANGER IS BEAUTIFUL… How does that above heading make you feel? Why do we fear our anger so deeply? We call it bad, wrong, damaging, lo vibration, crazy, insane, ugly, tormenting. Yet through religion, and revenge, people … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Relationships: The Seven Requirements Of Love

By Andrew Harvey An Excerpt From “Evolutionary Love Relationships: Passion, Authenticity,and Activism“ It is critical to remember that this crisis we are facing is a crisis in which the sacred powers of love in the human soul are being diverted … Continue reading

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Masculinity Is Not Our Enemy

Challenging mischaracterizations of masculinity will help us raise healthy boys. Taken from a blog post, Jan 24 2019 in Psychology Today Something has happened to our academic culture–the culture that teaches educators how to teach, therapists how to counsel, and … Continue reading

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Rainer Maria Rilke – The last Sonnet To Orpheus

Transcribed from a reading by Joanna Macy This poem holds all the gifts of uncertainty, pain and suffering. Yes gifts! Quiet friend who has come so far, Feel how your breathing makes more space around you. Let this darkness be … Continue reading

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