In addition to a career in nursing and a graduate degree in philosophy, cosmology, and consciousness, Mary Underwood has through-hiked the 2600-mile Pacific Crest Trail and other long-distance wilderness treks. Through all of this, the search for healing – personal and planetary – has been her compass. In this broad, rich conversation about health, spirituality, and deep connection to nature, Mary and I reflect on curiosity and vulnerability as key spiritual virtues, the art of solitude and deep listening, and how there is profound, hopeful medicine in the embrace of woundedness.
More info on “Awakening to the Land,” Mary’s upcoming April 23, 2022 half-day nature retreat at the Earth & Spirit Center: https://www.earthandspiritcenter.org/class/awakening-to-the-land/
Earth & Spirit Center website: https://www.earthandspiritcenter.org/
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California Institute for Integral Studies: https://www.ciis.edu/academics/graduate-programs/philosophy-cosmology-and-consciousness