November 9, 2018

“I just want to fuckin die.”

Coming from the mouth of a 12-year old, this is a devastating thing to hear. It is something that we might expect from someone a little older. Perhaps someone that had had the chance to live, to know more about the struggles, pitfalls, devas...

April 14, 2016

“The Lord of Animals or the Releaser of Animals, in the time before time, crossed the line from the animals’ side of things to the human side, and back.  Tales of the Lord of Animals or the Master of the Hunt are everywhere present in Mediterranean, African, Siberian,...

December 4, 2015

In traditional indigenous cultures the village takes part in everything.  That is what proponents of village life have to tell us.  People that experienced it firsthand, like Martín Prechtel, Malidoma Somé, and Francis Weller speak of the unity and power of the village...

November 13, 2015

I work with a lot of young people.  For twelve years I have spent a lot of time being a mentor, advisor, confidante, and guide to countless teenagers and young adults.  And I love the work that I do.  Especially because it isn’t work to me, it is a natural extension of...