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””

Reflections on a Year in My Life- A Holiday Offering

The great celestial “conjunction” of Saturn and Jupiter was unviewable from my location on Earth but it still happened. I have seen photographic and telegraphic proof but I, myself, didn’t see it directly so, in a way it didn’t happen for me. I think this is an apt metaphor for considering how many events ofContinue reading “Reflections on a Year in My Life- A Holiday Offering”

An Open Letter to All Educators

I am writing to all educators- not merely to the teachers, administrators, and other institutional personnel- but to all parents, caregivers, adults and older youth who are responsible for sharing knowledge and skills with children. I have an uncomfortable, but necessary, truth to share with you. The United States’ education system is failing BY DESIGNContinue reading “An Open Letter to All Educators”

An Open Letter to Young People

Believe it or not, you are loved. Most adults truly and sincerely love children and youth and want what is best for you. The trouble is, many adults have been convinced that material things are more important than a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment in our individual houses and our collective home, Planet Earth. WeContinue reading “An Open Letter to Young People”