Fall 2018, Stewards – of Earth & Home

Putney, Vermont. June, 2018.
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I was talking with my daughter about ADD. She said that studies reveal that a 30 minute walk in the morning through the forest or the woods contributes mightily to a sense of calm and well-being throughout the day for children with this difference. Imagine that! This revelation points to the ideas discussed in Paul …

Fall 2018 – The Call to Create

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Creativity – Where the Human and the Divine Meet by Matthew Fox Creativity begins at home. That is where we sleep, dress, eat, prepare for work, recover from work, get to know our kids, and communicate with those dearest to us. In all the endeavors of home life, creativity can play a major role. –from …

Fall, 2018   Quotes-Poetry-Books-Articles

Leonard Peltier
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Article from the web: This is a fascinating exploration of the Island of Dolls in Mexico. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2018/06/11/they-look-back-with-blue-eyes-or-brown-eyes-or-no-eyes-at-all-a-look-at-the-island-of-the-dolls-in-mexico-city/?utm_term=.a91af64edb0d   Books: In the upcoming edition of the “Call to Create” I will be reviewing “Creativity,” by Matthew Fox.   Poetry: Leonard Peltier is an activist and member of AIM (American Indian Movement). In 1977, he was convicted …

The Disengaging of the Engaged

The Disengaging of the Engaged
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I read an article from Harvard Business Review, my go to place when I want to know what’s hot in workplace research. Their research articles on the workplace are frequently a reaction to the results of an annual survey, “The State of the American Workplace,” conducted by Gallup.    Interesting how even with the continued …

Poetry – Book Reviews – Movie Recommendations & Previews

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This edition’s poetry selection is from Rumi’s Little Book of Life- the Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit, translated by Maryam Mafi and Azima Melita Kolin. The book review is that of The Natural Alien, by Neil Evernden. The YouTube link is to the trailer of The Fantastic Woman. Poetry “Give up …