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Dusty and Me

Essay

“My son Dusty was twenty and I was forty-six when I realized I was not, and had never been, the straight female that I presented to the world. The cultural fabric of South Dakota, where I grew up, was hostile to the very essence of my secret identity as male.”

Being Brave

Essay

Through my initiation into motherhood, it was as if the Mystery was shaking me awake. Becoming a parent is world-altering for many; for me, the quake was magnified by the gift of a child with disabilities.

We Are All Radical

Essay

If we choose, we could see our so-called opponents as “radicals” like us: rooted in our convictions, deeply pained by the state of affairs and ready to fight for something better.

Restoring Humane Values through Activism

Article

In 2012, I went to the Sahara Desert seeking a spiritual experience. In my wild imagination, the emptiness of the […]

Restoring Humane Values through Activism

Article

In 2012, I went to the Sahara Desert seeking a spiritual experience. In my wild imagination, the emptiness of the […]

Activism in the Teaocene

Article

I once was a frontline activist dedicated to protecting ancient rainforests and the indigenous people who inhabited them from destruction. […]

Conscious Evolution: A Metaphysical Task

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The worldwide transformational movement has gained enough critical mass to ensure meaningful impact on our future. But conscious evolution doesn’t […]

Philoxenia: The Art of Expressing Love and Friendship to Strangers

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Disguised as poor travellers, Zeus and Hermes visited many villages in search of refuge for the night. Residents repeatedly turned […]

A New Approach to Stuff

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In every episode of the 1970s British children’s TV series Bagpuss, a young girl finds a lost and broken object […]

Renewal From the Ground of Our Being

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The spectacularly successful freedom struggle Gandhi conducted in India had three phases: 1) personal empowerment (shedding fear, for starters), 2) […]