April 2020 – Towards Stewardship of Earth & Home

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The reading of two articles, The Coronation, by Charles Eisenstein, The Pandemic is a Portal, by Arundhati Roy, a book, How Shall I Live My Life? On Liberating the Earth from Civilization, by Derrick Jensen, inspired this essay.   The Lesson Few would deny that an interesting experience is passing through us. Our responses to …

Book Review- March 2020

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 “The truth is, wearing a cross two thousand years ago would be like wearing an electric chair around your neck today.”  From Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us by Shane Claiborne As a supporter of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, I can tell you why, …

Winter, 2019 Ascension, Resurrections, Shifts & Transformations

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Note: I haven’t written a creative essay in many years, but I was inspired to write this from a conversation that I had with a companion. I hope that you will enjoy it as much as I enjoyed returning to one of my favorite essay styles. ~Akilah   The Book of Our Lives An artist …

Winter, 2017 Poetry

Janet Campbell Hale
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“If Irish or Italian culture dies in America it really isn’t that big a deal. They will still exist in Italy and Ireland. Not so with us. There is no other place. North America is our old country.” Janet Campbell Hale Part Irish-Kutenai and a whole lot part Coeur d’Alene, Janet Campbell Hale was born …

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 …