This article highlights the value and importance of partnership practices focused on deepening our personal relationship with nature. In a context of the movement from domination to partnership systems, the author suggests the possibility of identifying ourselves in a larger context, as planetary humans, and offers insight into the perceptive shifts required to cultivate reciprocal and respectful relationships with the natural world. Through the suggestion of accessible earth-focused partnership practices aligned with primal biodynamic earth patterns, the reader will gain a deeper understanding of how an embodied partnership with nature’s life forces can to help restore wholeness at the personal, collective, and planetary level.
Earth; nature; partnership; domination; relationship with nature; mindfulness; everyday practice; consciousness; climate change; grief; action on behalf of the earth; mutually enhancing relationships; biodynamic patterns; complexity; resilience
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"Practicing Partnership with the Earth: Nurturing the Evolution of a Caring Alliance Based on Reciprocity and Respect,"
Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies:
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