Losing Your Spirit Animals

The world’s climate is changing–you’ve probably heard that before and thought of the things that rise, like temperature and sea levels. You’ve wondered about floods and beach erosion, and maybe even made the connection to higher insurance prices and declining real estate investments. You may have thought about drier weather in the West and the […]

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Lighting the Village Fire

To dismiss the incredible amounts of distress we all feel and demand we soldier on is both counterproductive and inhumane. Though we are not all crying out, we no longer possess the emotional strength we held in reserve even two years ago. The election cycle of 2016 and the Presidency of Donald Trump in 2017 […]

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Workshopping the Path

The green lawn of Bok Tower rolled down hill into orange groves and pastures, stretching out everywhere to the east until rain or fog hid the horizon.¬†Sitting some 290+ feet above sea level–rare heights in the Florida peninsula–I received painful truth from a kindly spirit of the area. Yes, I am comfortable today and sometimes […]

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Howling, Burning Spirit

The natural disasters we see today scouring the land are the heralds of a New World, cast in the howling winds and flames of the Old World’s ruin. Below the surface, hidden in the parched and sickened soil, the invisible neighbors that ensure the rot and rebirth of life wither and falter. The cycle breaks. […]

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