The Earth Man

Themes for Course #2
Sowing Seeds, Tending, Cultivating your Garden
Curiously exploring your Temple

Archetypal Themes The Rooted Man
Man of Gratitude, Gratefulness, and Thankfulness
The Seed Sower. The Man that sows seeds. Composts,
regenerates, creates new life

The Kind and Compassionate Man
The Child in Every Man. The Man of Maturated Innocence
with a Childlike Imagination

Fundamental Human Needs to be Met in this Course:

Safety and Protection
Interdependent Needs ~ Immediate Family
Physical & Emotional Sustenance, Nurturance, Nourishment & Touch

Each course introduces participants to a broad range of feelings to help the Men become more aware of their feelings and to support them develop a full feeling vocabulary. These feelings express a person’s met and unmet Needs. For Men to be in touch with themselves, sensitive and respectful to others, and responsive to their essential human needs, it is vital that they know what they are feeling. This course helps them to recognize their feelings, deeply feel their feelings, and to openly and courageously express how they are feeling to others in kind ways.

The Qualities, Traits, Attributes and Behaviors we will explore in this course to discover our Manhood

The Golden Keys for developing your Masculinity

Earth Man
I feel my tribal roots. I compost everything. My Love, my fear, my pain. .

I share my true self. I practice self-honesty. To others I disclose who I am. I am vulnerable and transparent. I develop intimacy in my relationships.

Kind Hearted
I speak kindly. My masculine presence is sensitive, sensuous, and affectionate. I practice empathy. I am an emotional listener. I am receptive and responsive in kind-hearted ways. I seek intimacy with kindred spirits. My heart is open and I am a passionate lover.

Seed Sower
I create abundance. The banquet table of life is always laid, to be enjoyed and celebrated. My life is pregnant with unlimited possibilities. I love to sow seeds. I share and I am nourished by what I harvest.

I am thankful to be alive. I frequently express my gratitude and gratefulness. My inner smile breathes gratitude. On every step of my journey I express my great-full-ness.

I trust myself, I am trustworthy. I am who I am.I recognise that developing trust is an inside job. I cultivate qualitative relationships once I establish my inner trust. I am dependable. Trust is the doorway to intimacy in all my relationships.

Key Questions:
* Do I trust myself, people, and life?
* How do I want to express my Gratitude?
* How can I live an intentional and committed life?
* Why is kindness important to me as a way of living and being?
* Who am I connected to? Where do I feel I belong?

Walking the Path of the Mature Man ~ New Directions ~ Taking Action:
Intentions & Commitments
Preparing your garden, composting your earth
Trusting and Trustworthy

Rite of Passage Celebration:
Initiation into The EARTH MAN