Discover how timeless Andean rituals can reveal your place in the Cosmos

Do you find yourself in search of greater clarity, meaning, and purpose in these unfamiliar days? The good news is that these strange times can also inspire us to finally step into our life’s mission. In times of crisis, you can grow, evolve, and be reborn — as you realize who you truly are, and transcend … Continue reading Discover how timeless Andean rituals can reveal your place in the Cosmos

Two interviews on remarkable work: California Field Atlas and The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail

This summer I've been teaching a class at the California Institute of Integral Studies. I had the rare privilege of being able to interview two writers, each deeply involved with ecology, conservation and natural resource management in different ways. I used Obi Kaufmann's wonderful first book, The California Field Atlas as a text for the … Continue reading Two interviews on remarkable work: California Field Atlas and The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail

Coyote in the City

The coyote appeared half a block ahead of me. His brown pointy ears and quick stride gave him away. This was no lost neighbor’s dog racing across 36th Avenue  bounding off down Franklin. This was one of our urban coyotes who takes cats and birds and left half a squirrel on my back patio last … Continue reading Coyote in the City

Nature + Art = Joy + Resilience

Earth is speaking to us and more and more people are awakening each day to her messages.  The evidence of a whole new earth culture rising is visible in all the efforts towards sustainability and righting our relationship with nature.  At the same time, dire messages out there about ecological collapse cause despair and a … Continue reading Nature + Art = Joy + Resilience

Musings on Kauai and Ecopsychology

Perhaps it’s the similarity with the landscape of the land of my birth, Jamaica, that caused me to fall in love with another tropical island. Kauai. Ah, Kauai. Your glorious white sand beaches, the sweet Aloha spirit of your people, majestic Bali Hai - the mysterious mountain of South Pacific fame, the magical North Shore … Continue reading Musings on Kauai and Ecopsychology