Monthly Archives: November 2014

John Powell and Terry Tempest Williams: Let us re-imagine the world in the 21st century.

From this year’s Bioneers conference, two perspectives on the intensely difficult passage we face, and must embrace, if we are to create even the possibility of furthering Life on Earth: one masculine, the other feminine. Both call us into our … Continue reading

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What Is Intuitive Healing? Laura Bruno: “The body never betrays the soul.”

Though Laura points this post to those who wish to become Intuitive Healers of others, and though she describes it as “not a comprehensive” guide, but rather a “list of general guidelines, tips and stumbling blocks” that one who desires … Continue reading

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Michael Moore, on the real story of Black Friday

This is deeply meaningful for me. I thank Michael Moore for the snap into deeper wakefulness.

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Patti Smith at the Vatican, 2013: O Holy Night

I would like to ask that we embrace every single night of our lives as holy, divine; that we honor each silent, mysterious night as one during which we might save ourselves by falling on our knees in remorse and … Continue reading

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PHOTO ESSAY: Small Business Saturday, Bloomington Indiana

Black Friday sported the usual long lines and people fighting over unneeded, but deeply discounted, consumer goods made in China. Black Friday also sported demonstrations and protests, both for WalMart workers, and for justice in Ferguson. Interesting, these two strains … Continue reading

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Harvey Wasserman: “But can we muster the political power to cure our corporate cancer?”

That is, indeed, the question. And for those of us who came of age when John F. Kennedy was murdered, we must heal our generational PTSD in order to do so. Can We Ever Recover from the Murder of John … Continue reading

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TURN IT OFF! The water, that is, to the NSA data center, in Utah.

I love this campaign. It illustrates a permaculture principle: observe a system long enough and closely enough to begin to understand where the points are where the smallest interventions can have the largest effect. Presto! Thanks to SueM.    

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PHOTO ESSAY: with Puppy Shadow in shadowlands (Griffy Lake in Winter)

Rather than join the programmed hive mind in frenzied Black Friday “shopping” for mostly unneeded “consumer goods” that amplify the onrushing rapacious bleeding dry of dear Earth’s finite resources, I decided to go to the forest, where I could commune … Continue reading

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With or without awareness, we are poking through a “disturbance in the Force”

This will be my only post today, before my son Colin Cudmore, of the Garden Tower Project — whose latest kickstarter campaign is now up to nearly $240,000! (they originally asked for $31,000 and got that in the first 33 … Continue reading

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Walmart Worker Strike to hit 1600 stores on Buy Nothing Day

blackfridayprotests.org Many of these strikers will lose what pitiful pay they do normally receive for working there. Some may lose their jobs. Let us be in solidarity with Walmart strikers by refusing to feed the consumerist/corporatist monster grinding yet another … Continue reading

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