Nov 27, 2021
In this rich conversation with wise woman Pat McCabe we explore
many topics including
- embodiment as a core practice of decolonization and her trouble
with the word “decolonizing”
- healing after cultural severance through Indian boarding
schools in family history and the power of growing a multi-faceted
- the importance of including the body in prayer (in her case
through sweat lodge ceremony)
- The question: How do human beings live in such a way that we
can support other life to thrive - as do other members in the web
- How thinking 7 generations ahead slows us down in our decision
- Preparing ourselves to meet the times. Grappling with this
question: “Is it too late and what should we be doing?”
- Pat’s hope for the emergence of the sacred masculine and its
role in supporting the sacred feminine eros to emerge. Both are
such powerful forces!
- the need for radical self love and radical self trust
- stepping out of the power over paradigm.
- The importance of encouraging the behavior we want to see more
of - rather than nitpicking each other’s imperfections.
- The recognition that we can’t eat money, as Chief Seattle said
- and Pat’s work to support folks in returning money to the flow of
life to support earth healing. How would it be to have zeros in
your bank account while the earth is dying? To realize in
retrospect that you could have done something about it.
Her primary work at the moment is:
• The reconciliation between the masculine and feminine, Men's
Nation and Women's Nation
• Remembering, recreating or creating anew a narrative for the
• Addressing the Archetypal Wounding that occurred in our
misunderstanding and abuse of technology in prayer, ceremony and