Across the Aisle

As tensions ratchet up around the U.S. presidential election results, and more and more common is heard the phrase “civil war,” we need some way to bring the temperature down. We seem to be moving towards inhabiting different worlds of alternate realities, parallel universes of perspective, experience, and belief, with the very real potential for […]

The Hero/Heroine’s Journey in Communication, Responding to the Call of Our Time

“To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart; without a broken heart and the sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warriorship is untrustworthy.” ~Chögyam Trungpa Destructive wildfires rage in California where I live and throughout the Western region states, darkening the sky with smokey orange light. Fires also blaze through the Amazon […]

Control

I believe we’re seeing in the world the inevitable effects of the temptation for us humans to use our intelligence to control – Nature, people, groups, nations, ourselves — and control so easily slides into domination, oppression, and exploitation. It’s inevitable what happens in the paradigm of separation and materialism in which we live. Control […]

In Conversation with the Great Transition of our Time — In our Lives, and In the World

It seems we have entered the time of The Great Transition.Our ancestors have spoken of this time.Earth’s ecosystems have been giving us her soft messages for a while now, gracefully collapsing under our dedication to consumption and domination. We’re starting to see this great conversation of epic forces more clearly now on societal levels, all […]

Economics, Politics, and Conversation Based in Universal Health

The U.S. congress has now passed four massive financial stimulus/relief bills. From what I have seen, heard, and read my understanding is that a large portion of support from these bills (trillions of dollars) is going to large corporations and the wealthy, including big tax benefits. Whereas other segments of the population are receiving a […]