"To Help Remediate the Destruction Humans Have Done"
Clayton, MO, USA
female, age 54
Speaks: french, english
Joined Feb 23, 2010
What I Want to Do:
End animal experiments,
"Be Here Now",
Help heal our planet,
End Violence Aginst the Voiceless,
Change our government,
spiritual healing and wellness,
stop animal cruelty,
Become self-sufficient with little means,
Save the animals,
Peace and Non-Violence,
Be there for the awakening of man,
against factory farms,
Fair Trade and Equal Opportunity,
Freedom of Ex
time with self,
Time with my pets,
Digital photography and digital art,
music - but not playing,
Some Images and Quotes So You Can Know Me Better
Wolf and Raven Tattoo
Raven and Wolf Logo from Karen's First WebsiteCuercolobo Logo 2Go to www.therainforestsite.com to find this site and others like it, concerning animal welfare, hunger, childhood education, breast cancer awareness, and so on.
"Raven Landing" by Karen Hansen c. 2010"Ravens Creating A New World" by Karen Hansen c. 2010"Patti's Transition" by Karen Hansen c. 2007
It is compassion that helps us perfect our wisdom and power...
The transformed mind is the ultimate healing.
- Lama Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche
"Safe Territory" (I Pray For Wolf)
Don't you know yet? Fling the emptiness out of your arms into the spaces we breathe; perhaps the birds will feel the expanded air with more passionate flying.
-Rainer Maria Rilke
"And did you get what you wanted from this life even so?"
"And what did you want?"
To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the Earth.
- Raymond Carver
The law of wonder rules my life at last.
I burn each second of my life to love.
Each second of my life burns out in love.
In each leaping second, love lives afresh.
Enough. These few words are enough.
If not these words, this breath.
If not this breath, this sitting here.
This opening to the life
We have refused
Again and again
Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.
- Oscar Wilde
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
- The Buddha
How can divine Oneness be seen? ... If you are willing to be lived by it, you will see it everywhere,
even in the most ordinary things.
Cloud River and Mirror Neuron" by Karen Hansen c. 2009
Ah to be alive
on a mid-September morn fording a stream barefoot, pants rolled up, holding boots, pack on, sunshine, ice in the shallows, northern rockies.Rustle and shimmer of icy creek waters stones turn underfoot, small and hard as toes cold nose dripping singing inside creek music, heart music, smell of sun on gravel. I pledge allegianceI pledge allegiance to the soil of Turtle Island, and to the beings who thereon dwell one ecosystem
in diversity under the sunWith joyful interpenetration for all. - Gary Snyder
p. 92 "Art and Nature"
Some of my spiritual influences came from books and practices...
But when in doubt... I also feel that...
always believe the bird."
"When the bird and the book disagree,
- James Audobon
My Right Arm Tattoos:My Left Arm Tattoos:
||Feb 23, 2010
||Meeting Friends, Job Search, Professional Connections, Support a Cause
|Group Host of
Abolish Animal Abuse, Activists Against Factory Farming, Against animal abuse., Art 2 Art, Backyard Birds, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Elephant Lovers, Global Activists For Animal Rights, Heart Of Mother Earth, Race for the Rainforest, Rainforest Action, Ravens and Crows, SAVE THE ANIMALS, The Buddhist Path more »
||St. Louis, MO
Aug 20, 1961
||A mystic artist and advocate for the Earth, Her ecosystem and animal, insect, avian, reptilian, amphibian, fish and sea creatures, ungulate, "pets," and indigenous human beings who have suffered at the hands of empire-building cultures.
||Introduce yourself to Karen
4 beloved cats who passed on,
vegetarian and aspiring vegan
|Wild Fact About Me
||I once shared a bottle of Mad Dog (MD 20/20) I bought with a wino in an alley at night. I was 15 years old.
||Integral- One World: Interdependent, and my responsibility is Care and Concern for all cultures and species alike.
|What Gives Me Hope
||So many of us are evolving rapidly in this new century, of necessity.
|If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
||Make our energy, environmental, endangered species, and indigenous,homeless, and mentally ill people top priorities.
|What/who changed my life and why
||My healer in South Africa, because she helped me to receive my very first opening into the Light, an utterly blissful, joyous experience of Oneness with All That Is, with streaming tears of joy and wide open chakras...
|What Bugs Me
People whom do harm unto others,
people who WON'T use their minds!,
people who rape,
people who don't "listen",
Any one that would hurt an animal
Civil Rights of all beings,
Non-human animal rights,
broadening my horizons,
World Religions &,
Tibet and everything about it.,
clarity and insight,
compassion and empathy,
mystics from around the world,
OM MANI PADME HUM,
My best friend,
ravens and crows,
whales and dolphins,
Brave people and animals,
Rescuing a PET IN NEED of LOVE,
|What Scares Me
War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference,
The moral direction of our society!,
not being aligned with Great Spirit,
moral direction of our society,
Losing the ones I love,
Is how cruel the people of the world are,
I choose Love instead
Howard Zinn RIP,
too many to state here. ask me,
Martin Luther King Jr.,
children are the most
||(One of them): "When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world."
- John Muir
crystals/rocks and minerals,
Energy Mind/Body/Spirit Healing,
entheogenic/ psychotropic plants,
Anything to do with animals and nature,
Almost anything worth reading
all kinds except rap,
Talking Heads' 'Remain In Light,
Cat Stevens - Yusuf Islam,
CREAM w/ ERIC CLAPTON,
Neil Young EVERYTHING,
Renaissance (the group),
Pink Floyd Live in Pompeii,
Patti Smith- Dream Of Life,
CRASH - what a powerful movie,
The Wizard of Oz,
The Devil and Daniel Johnston,
The Gods Must Be Crazy,
Bill Moyers Journal,
life after people,
life on earth,
The Life Of Mammals,
Blue Planet series,
Argentina (want to go!),
Amsterdam (want to go!),
Stonehenge- Ive been there,
|Can't Live Without
learning and growing,
friends and family,
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