Winter, 2017 Becoming Earth Stewards

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I just finished with John Francis’ “Planet Walker: 17 years of silence. 22 years of walking.” Taking a vow to not use motorized vehicles, Francis was motivated by the San Francisco Bay oil spill (1971). Shortly thereafter, he took a vow of silence that he maintained for 17 years. “Planet Walker” is Francis’ journal and …

Winter, 2017 Film Review: “RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World”

Buffy Sainte-Marie
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 Resistance and protest is nothing new to the North American Indigenous. What is new, however, is how Indigenous resistance and protest has contributed to the genre of American rock and roll music. As a global community, we are experiencing a shit-load of skeletons coming out of the closets and woodwork. The documentary “RUMBLE” takes a …

September, Fall edition, 2017. Return to Divine Stewardship

Bozeman, Montana
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“A Drone Flew Over a Pig Farm,” from Upworthy. “Whole Food’s Free Range Chickens Have Come Home to Roost,” American Council of Science and Health. Please don’t skip over the comments on this one! And just in case you haven’t heard, Amazon bought Whole Food’s and declared that there was no reason why the …

The Return to Divine Stewardship via the Return to Original Divine Consciousness June, 2017

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“The situation the Earth is in today has been created by unmindful production and unmindful consumption. We consume to forget our worries and our anxieties. Tranquilizing ourselves with over-consumption is not the way.” Thich Nhat Hahn   My good friend, editor, and photographer, Laurie Thompson shared this image with me. The nude woman carrying a buffalo …

The Return to Divine Stewardship

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This essay is exploratory, and I am writing it to bring some clarity and focus to my ideas and vision for this section. “The Return to Divine Stewardship” has presented some unlearning challenges for me. I created this section, originally, to present some of our responses to a growing awareness of our relationship, or lack …