These days, despair is everywhere. Humanity is on a collision course with the worst sh*t storm imaginable. Why? Because we’re not acknowledging or listening to the voices of despair ‘out there.’ Those whose lives have been spent circling the societal drain: minorities, families living in poverty, veterans, the homeless, the disenfranchised, the drug addicted, the … More Wake Up & Change the World
Day 23: A – Z Challenge “She knew herself, how she had slowly, over years, become a cat, a wolf, a snake, anything but a girl. How she had wrung out her girlhood like death.”― Catherynne M. Valente Wild Thing. About ten days ago I took a road trip from Phoenix, to Santa Fe, NM, … More Why We Need Our Wildness
When One Door Closes… In a few days, we will cross an invisible threshold between this year and next. A door will open to 2014, and shut tight on this tumultuous year. However, all the troubles and all the joys we have will cross over with us. The construct of linear time, will draw a … More Threshold
Now Entering Transformation Station.
Transformation is not optional right now. It is required. We cannot continue to fumble blindly in the darkness, unaware of the light we possess. We must solve the problems we’ve created. … More Breadcrumbs in Dark Times
This week I’ve been pondering pop culture. Several things are swirling around my head in a hodgepodge, so that’s how they’ll appear here. The Hunger Games I read Suzanne Collins’ terrifying (albeit thrilling) YA novel The Hunger Games (and Catching Fire and Mockingjay) over about four days last summer. Since it has been made into a … More What’s Goin’ On…