Spiritual First Responders

This season I offer my deepest and most heart-felt gratitude to all of the spiritual first responders who are listening to what is being called of them and showing up with so much courage, compassion and fierce commitment towards addressing the root causes of human suffering and tending to the acute needs of those who […]

Honoring the Homeless Community Leaders

Every single person has gifts to offer. So many people in so many different life circumstances, dedicate their days and nights to giving their gifts and serving a greater good. My heart purrs deeply reading about these folks being honored and recognized for their service and fierce compassion. “The awards centered on who in the […]

Earthseed Series with adrienne maree brown

So much goodness in this podcast about Octavia Butler, her books, particularly the Earthseed Series, Emergent Strategy and fierce guidance for liberation movement work. Continued gratitude to¬†Adrienne Maree Brown. Key Questions in the podcast: Who was Octavia Butler? What are the lessons of Acorn, the post-apocalyptic community that was created in Parables? What does it […]

Thanksgiving Holiday Reflections

Being a “true” American (legal citizen or not) means that we get to constantly live with, sit with, feel the complex contradictions of living on this land, in this country. Today is an epitome of that experience — an opportunity to give attention to the trauma and genocide of the way this country was founded, […]

Which America Do You See?

“I never knew. This isn’t the America I thought it was. It hadn’t touched me personally.” I hear these kinds of comments a lot lately, about so many different aspects of this country. I’ve said these words myself. If you are feeling this way, may you find the courage to stay connected to the shock, […]

Indigenous Youth Leaders & Man Camps

These indigenous youth are badass. So much important information here. Their analysis, leadership and journalism is powerful and clear. They have updates about Keystone as well as other significant things to be aware of. Worth listening to all 27 minutes. Do you know any farmers in Nebraska? Keystone XL Pipeline Update from the NoKXL Gathering […]