Guest Contributor Phil Dynan: “The Myth of Separate”

From The Pachamama Alliance: “Human beings are not separate from each other or Nature. We are totally interrelated and our actions have consequences to all. What we do to others we do to ourselves. What we do to the Earth we do to ourselves.” Do you ever feel separate from part of or all ofContinue reading “Guest Contributor Phil Dynan: “The Myth of Separate””

A Safe Place to Land

This post is titled, A Safe Place to Land, in tribute to the Sara Bareilles song from her album, Amidst the Chaos (2019). A stirring duet with John Legend, co-written by Lori McKenna, this four-minute song captures and connotes the urgency and ubiquity of humanity’s current situation and personalizes it in a way that resonatesContinue reading “A Safe Place to Land”

Dreams from Quarantine

I fall asleep on the couch each night while trying to watch some escapist film meant to help me lay down the weight of this infected world which was heavy enough before we released Coronavirus from the wild like a tiger we thought we could tame with loved ones I know and those I don’tContinue reading “Dreams from Quarantine”

My Self-Imposed Poetry Challenge

Recently, I decided to challenge myself to write in a form I don’t typically use- poetic verse. It’s outside of my comfort zone, but I’m beginning to really enjoy it and hope you do, as well! Please feel free to share any of the poems (with attribution or, preferably, through a direct link to thisContinue reading “My Self-Imposed Poetry Challenge”