- May 21
I have recently travelled to one of my ancestral homelands—the one that grows magnolia trees and backyard crawfish ...
- Aug 29, 2022
For 10,000 years, my people honored the rise and fall of the sun enough to build great stone monuments marking its passage through time.
- Dec 27, 2021
Generosity & Altruism
I called the local food pantry coordinator to see if she had some spots for an aspiring group of decided do-gooders and tree-huggers ...
- Jul 30, 2021
Compassion: Acknowledging the Indian Boarding School
Between 1869 and 1978 hundreds of thousands of Native children were taken from their homes and families and sent to Indian Boarding Schools
- Apr 30, 2021
It used to really bother me, the week of spring break, when I didn’t have the finances to pack up and take off like everybody else. ...
- Dec 23, 2020
Becoming the Light
It’s winter, as dark as it will ever get, and we're at rock bottom. Yet it’s the darkest days that hold the gravest, most needed lessons ...
- Dec 9, 2020
Why No, Virginia, I Don't Have a Cell Phone
It’s a funny thing, not participating in a modern norm. While everyone else drinks the Kool-Aid, you’re an outside observer
- Sep 7, 2020
The Uprising of the Well Maiden
Well Maidens preside over the liminal edges of water, overflowing cups in hand, as they guard the secret outpourings of springs ...
- Jul 25, 2020
Connectivity & the Coronavirus
I have often said I wish the world would slow down so we could take a collective breath. It seems this is exactly what we’ve been given.
- Jul 3, 2020
I am a ninth generation American, tracing the branches of my family tree that ultimately rooted itself in the land of southern Arkansas.
- Mar 3, 2020
Reweaving Relationship: On Stewardship, Wholeness & Wolves
Restoration can help heal our colonist past and envision a more symbiotic future, reweaving our relationship to this land whole again.
- Feb 17, 2020
Searching for the Sacred: Part V
It is time to recreate our mythology. We must turn off our screens, step away from our jobs and our shopping, put aside our overburdened ...
- Feb 10, 2020
Searching for the Sacred: Parts III & IV
Mythological refugees, we are severed by space and time from any positive nourishment traditions from our ancestral homelands might offer ..
- Feb 3, 2020
Searching for the Sacred: Parts I & II
There are not historically relevant spiritual sites evoking feelings of reverence, connection or mysticism in this land ...
- Jan 8, 2020
The experience of deep, profound, intact wilderness is unrivaled, a thing unto itself, far away from the noise ...
- Dec 23, 2019
A Gift to the World
What if we envision a world going forward , where the boundaries of taking care of ourselves broaden to include all creatures, all people...
- Oct 24, 2019
As each person approached and passed, we left a mark on each other. A palatable microburst of energy that could be full of love or anger