Family Planting: A Farm-fed Philosphy of Human Relations

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In this passionate philosophical memoir, Kimerer LaMothe unfolds an earth-friendly vision of what love can be. Moving to a farm after years spent teaching and writing at Harvard University, LaMothe faces new challenges in her relationships with her parents, her partner, and their children. In her struggle to respond she comes to a radical conclusion: we humans are nothing more or less than an impulse to connect, born to love, but not born knowing how. In vivid accounts of family life, LaMothe reveals how moving ...

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Overview

In this passionate philosophical memoir, Kimerer LaMothe unfolds an earth-friendly vision of what love can be. Moving to a farm after years spent teaching and writing at Harvard University, LaMothe faces new challenges in her relationships with her parents, her partner, and their children. In her struggle to respond she comes to a radical conclusion: we humans are nothing more or less than an impulse to connect, born to love, but not born knowing how. In vivid accounts of family life, LaMothe reveals how moving our bodily selves in the natural world can foster the sensory awareness we need to cultivate life-affirming connections with those who enable us to be.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781846944109
  • Publisher: Changemakers Books
  • Publication date: 6/16/2011
  • Pages: 258
  • Sales rank: 1,262,198
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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  • Posted March 20, 2012

    Growing Love

    In Family Planting, Kimerer LaMothe chronicles growth. She bravely recounts the hard work, challenges and rewards of coaxing food from the earth, building a family and learning how to love. As a student of philosophy, she explores applying intellectual theory to the messy business of human relationships. In that process, she demonstrates how to honor conflict as a teacher. As a dancer, she moves through cycles, seasons, joy and pain following the wisdom of the body. As she grows, we are inspired to dig into the fertile ground of our own lives and nurture seeds of connection to the earth and each other.

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