The Interconnectedness of all Beings
Dear Human Friends,
What an amazing planet we inhabit, as one species among
I find it hard to imagine, now, the years of my life I
spent immersed in human affairs and the caretaking of human beings in my daily life.
How different and yet in many ways so similar is my
work now with the plants, the animals that live among them and the soil they root themselves in.
Familiar is the response they have to unconditionally
loving care, appreciation, encouragement, and suggestions for their adaptation to the challenges in their
Familiar, too, is the loving recognition and response
they have to me as an energy engaged in their lives.
Strange is the result of hours and hours spent in
non-verbal perception, and in resonance with joyfull, unconditionally loving, fearless, non-judgemental, humourful,
albeit opinionated and individualized beingness.
Most of my decisions in my gardening work are based on
visul perception of what the owners would like to see. Some of my decisions are based on understanding of the
yearly plant growth cycles, their innate influences on one another and what they will look like throughout the
years. There is not a lot of verbal consciousness involved in these decisions.
Strange, too, is that many of my previous human
concerns feel, well, irrelevant to me now.
Thus it is a challenge for me to find words to bridge
the span between human and other beings consciousness.
Yet it is my understanding that this needs to happen in
order for the highest good of all thriving of all beings.
Plants, animals, soil, and ecosystems need human
co-operation and caretaking.
Humans need the healthfully provided harvests of these
beings, which can sustain all of human populations abundantly all over the planet, to nourish our bodies, minds and