Author Archives: Deborah

About Deborah

Deborah Jane Milton, Ph.D. is an artist, mentor, and eco-psychologist, mother of four and grandmother of eight.

Forgotten Power of Blessing

I am glad to be alive in these compelling, chaotic, tumultuous and horrifying times. That may seem strange to say, but it’s true. For reasons beyond my understanding, I’ve been aware of the injustices of the world since very early … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe

  I gasped when a woman in our Blessing group said those three words yesterday afternoon. Those three, single syllable words have become a meme representing the multi-layered horrors of our time. From first breath to last, we all need … Continue reading

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Dreaming OurSelves Awake

I’ve launched an online shop where you can purchase greeting cards and my book: Ode to Gaia – Calling Forth our Imaginal Selves. If you just want inspiration, feel free to browse, both poetry and images in abundance. https://www.deborahmiltonarts.com

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Tipping Point

Are we there yet? Seriously, I’m asking: Have we arrived at the Tipping Point? How much more can the planet take, can we people endure, before it’s bad enough that we STOP in our tracks, LOOK at each other, LISTEN … Continue reading

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Bear with Me

  Not a boulder, the dark lump on a tree stump moves. A napping baby bear stretches, oozes off the stump and slides upright on all fours. A hundred feet off to the left, a black shape trembles the yellowing … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart – prelude

I devoted the first weekend in May to participating in the first Global Earth Repair Conference in Port Townsend, WA. The many speakers from all over the planet lit a fire in me.  I literally experienced being one of hundreds … Continue reading

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The Urgency and The Promise

Tears slide down my cheeks this morning as my body absorbs the enormity of what my eyes see. Short and tall, spindly and plump, young and old, cedars are dead. DEAD. Like a cancer patient losing his hair, bald cedars … Continue reading

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Choosing to Have No Choice

“All our lives depend on how we choose to live.”  So begins a blog post from many years ago. It’s no wonder that Choice Point – Falling in Love with Belonging to Earth is the title of Kathryn Lafond’s and … Continue reading

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Choice Point another pov

Falling in Love with Belonging to Earth is the subtitle for the year long course Choice Point beginning on Saturday March 9th 2019. Co-facilitated by my esteemed friend,Kathryn Lafond, she and I began dreaming of teaching an in depth, year long … Continue reading

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Choice Point

“The ecological crisis is calling us to a deeper kind of revolution. Its strategy involves restoring…our felt understanding of the living intelligence and interconnectedness of all things. To not feel that…is to live in poverty.” Charles Eisenstein,  Climate – a … Continue reading

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