Evolutionary Impulse

I’ve taken out my samurai swordsand want to kill murderand destroyeverything that has harmedthis gentle heart. Because destructionwantsmore destruction Even sothe heart,still beating for dear lifeknows it won’t surviveanother self inflicted warwhen the bombsare planted from the inside. This evolutionary creature of the heartKnowsThat when the warrior is wokenBecause the cave of the beast of…

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The Listening Tour

Greetings good soul, I hope this finds you well in these times. I am writing to you from the smoke filled Topanga Canyon. The wind has carried the smoke from a nearby fire, providing the feeling of connection to the land I might not otherwise. It is my delight to introduce you to The Listening Tour,…

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Ocean Wisdom

Greetings Beautiful Human, I carry a story from Ocean today… you see I have been visiting with her every morning. Each morning I bring her love, gratitude, and then I plead with her to carry away my doubt and fear about our future. She answers… sometimes through soft gentle whispers, sometimes by just holding me,…

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Sex, Lust, and Beauty: How to Tell Hard Stories

I don’t know about you, but my journey to understanding how to embody and how to relate to beauty was a long and windy road, filled with pitfalls and sand traps all along the way. I grew up in a time, perhaps as you did, when the media I fed upon was made from a…

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On The Streets And In The Negotiations In Paris, The Attempts To Silence The People’s Voices

As the decision makers continue negotiating to determine the fate of the planet, the residual effects of Paris attacks still hang over the city. Police armed with automatic guns fill the subways and streets, enforcing the state of emergency. France’s president, Francois Hollande, on the eve of the elections has gained a 50% popularity rating…

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The Key Question From Paris: Who Is Going To Pay To Save The Planet -Fast Company

Finance is a cornerstone issue of the climate talks as countries wrangle over the money needed to cut pollution while also protecting the vulnerable. Some of the world’s countries (the U.S., Europe, and so forth) have been developing using pollution-generating energy for centuries, while others are suffering the consequences without reaping the benefits of that development….

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How to Tell the Story of Our Time

There are stories made for these times, their design woven from an architecture designed to hold and educate us about how to be here now.   Many of these old stories go the same way: a mysterious person arrives from an unknown place. This unknown person weaves a story, and casts a spell, that leads…

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How to Love with an Undefended Heart

A recipe for how to love with an undefended heart. 3 cups courage Then place those cups aside. Because by the time your heart puts down the armor to love with an undefended heart, courage is no longer part of the equation.   The undefended heart knows that a heart broken open is a beautiful…

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First Responder Grievers

I’m seeing a lot of you quietly speaking behind the scenes, behind the edges of this pixilated public space. And I feel called to honor your unique role in the great unfolding of our new story.

Because: First Responder Grievers, you are needed, and you will be leading a path that only the brave will be able to follow.

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Stories & Songs to Soothe the Soul

BLESSINGS & CURSES: This story by Joel Ben Izzy was made for the times we are living in and invites us to wait before we determine what is a blessing and what is a curse.  Watch Joel Ben Izzy COVID-19: The Musical! A beautiful and hilarious song that is sweet like honey by the amazing…

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