Wholeness, The Whole and Wholonomics
Shalom As Wholeness: Embracing the Broad Biblical Message. As an Old Testament professor, I find it gratifying that a Hebrew word has passed into Christian currency. … An important extended meaning is “peace,” which is also themeaning people generally attribute to the word. The Made Whole Doctrine is an equitable defense to the subrogation or reimbursement rights of a subrogated insurance carrier or other party, requiring that before subrogation and/or reimbursement will be allowed the insured must be made whole for all of its damages. What does felt whole mean?
The meaning of being consoled was interpreted to Feeling whole, an immediate experience of: being carried and embraced by God (Feeling connected to God), supported by the loving care and affection from others (Feeling connected to fellow beings and the world), being relaxed, peaceful and full of joy and experiencing …
What is the meaning of whole in English?
1 : a complete amount or sum : a number, aggregate, or totality lacking no part, member, or element. 2 : something constituting a complex unity : a coherent system or organization of parts fitting or working together as one. in whole.
What’s the difference between hole and whole?
‘Hole‘ is a noun that refers to a hollow place. Remembering that ‘hole‘ and ‘hollow’ both start with an ‘h’ is a good way to remember the difference. ‘Whole‘ can be a noun referring to something that is complete, but is more commonly used as an adjective describing a noun that is complete.
“The true thing” – as G. W. F. Hegel made sure to remind us – “is the whole thing“ (Hegel, 1970/3:24).5
My prayer became ‘May I find peace… May I love this life no matter what.’ I was seeking an inner refuge, an experience of presence and wholeness that could carry me through whatever losses might come. Tara Brach Life, Love, Peace, Experience, Prayer
We need to see, and agree that what we seek already lives within us, and we within it. Now we know our one great task: watch for whatever promises us freedom, and then quietly, consciously refuse to see ourselves through the eyes of what we know is incomplete. Then we live wholeness itself, instead of spending our lives looking for it. Guy Finley
Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone if it bleeds to death. Frederick Buechner
When people ask me who I’d want to have dinner with, dead or alive, I always say, ‘John Lennon.’ I just feel that he was an artist who was, in his own way, committed to wholeness and authenticity in a not dissimilar way that I am years later. Alanis Morissette
Seeing Nature Whole — A Goethean Approach
Making Nature Whole is a seminal volume that presents an in-depth history of the field of ecological restoration as it has developed in the United States over the last three decades. The authors draw from both published and unpublished sources, including archival materials and oral histories from early practitioners, to explore the development of the field and its importance to environmental management as well as to the larger environmental movement and our understanding of the world.
Considering antecedents as varied as monastic gardens, the Scientific Revolution, and the emerging nature-awareness of nineteenth-century Romantics and Transcendentalists, Jordan and Lubick offer unique insight into the field’s philosophical and theoretical underpinnings. They examine specifically the more recent history, including the story of those who first attempted to recreate natural ecosystems early in the 20th century, as well as those who over the past few decades have realized the value of this approach not only as a critical element in conservation but also as a context for negotiating the ever-changing relationship between humans and the natural environment.
Making Nature Whole is a landmark contribution, providing context and history regarding a distinctive form of land management and giving readers a fascinating overview of the development of the field. It is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding where ecological restoration came from or where it might be going.