The Splendor of Every Breath

The Splendor of Every Breath

In this week’s episode, William Searle speaks with Joanna about: a personal ecology; the body-Earth relationship; a pilgrimage to sacred mountains in Japan; the ineffable, here and now; waking up together to the sacredness of Nature; the opening of the heart and the temple of everyday existence; an ecstatic experience in the mountains of Snowdonia; “living one sense at a time, all the way through”.   William Henry Searle, Ph.D., born 1987, in...
Spoken word with Joanna

Spoken word with Joanna

A call for much needed support and a Spoken word gift from Joanna Harcourt-Smith: “Falling in the Middle of Things”. Please click on the green “Donate” button on the right side of our homepage. We’ll be back next week as usual.   Music: “Tono”, by Abou Djouba “I Can’t Sit Still”, by Evarusnik http://traffic.libsyn.com/futureprimitive/FP_456-joanna_harcourt-smith-2015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...
Experiencing Life Without Mediation

Experiencing Life Without Mediation

In this week’s episode, Ken Cohen speaks with Joanna about Daoism: more than philosophy and religion:origins and influences, key figures, branches, sacred places; a timeless tradition relevant for our times; a celebration of life; meeting Alan Watts, Zen and Daoism; painting the world with ancient Daoist poetry; Confucianism and patriarchy; a holistic way of life; preserving the Feminine and maintaining the balance; Daoist precepts, a different kind of...
The Song That Dances Us

The Song That Dances Us

In this week’s episode, Bayo Akomolafe speaks with Joanna about: the pilgrimage to the wildness of things; looking for buried possibilities, beyond the single story of development; connected to Gaia in ways that transcend paradigms and belief systems; the space of slowing down an waiting; the recognition of the power and agency of the Earth; we need each other more than ever;  a different kind of activism; un-schooling ourselves by learning from our...
Alive in Beauty

Alive in Beauty

In this week’s episode, Melissa La Flamme speaks with Joanna about: art as a doorway to Spirit; wilderness rapture; soul rewilding: becoming who you are; Nature needs us now; the alchemy of grief; a dream calling; the medicine of Big Mystery. (Joanna apologizes for the sound quality…so sorry, sometimes it’s like that) Melissa La Flamme, M. A. is a visionary artisan of cultural evolution, author, poet, shamanic guide and teacher, Jungian...
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