For over ten years now, I have been contemplating the nature of elders, elderhood, and the near absence of what I have come to believe is essential…… Read more “Elders are MADE”
I entitled this piece for a reason. I’ve been thinking a lot about tempering lately. I think there used to be a time when I felt it…… Read more “Quite literally, Ups and Downs”
This is a general summary of a talk I did at First Congregational Church in Oshkosh, WI on November 27th, 2016. It is part of a three…… Read more “Dying well… one of the most important things you can do”
Kat asked me last night what I think is the most important thing that people need as far as spiritual, emotional, and health support. This is something…… Read more “The One thing I would tell everyone”
Nature requires chaos and disorder for resiliency… is it any different for human communities seeking resiliency and health? We must change up our rhythms, who is present, what we eat, and the places we gather in order to grow and be strong. Diversity, disorder, even chaos should be woven into to each aspect of our lives.