Our time balm

   The temperature of anxiety is rising. Scratch the surface of more and more “normal” people and they spill out their concerns and how they are trying to cope. I wish I had some balm to offer for our times. A time balm. In the …

R.I.P. 2019

   We have entered the 2020’s. The decade, I believe, of the demise of what we took for granted as we-the-privileged of the United States feasted on the last course of the banquet set before us by fossil fuels and empire. This has been a …

Meet the Re-Generation

   Last May, at the Global Earth Repair conference, I got my first glimmer of hope in many years. I’ve got the late-stage capitalism, ruinous-leaders, poisonous-policies blues. Big time. Speaker after speaker at the conference talked of regenerative practices to heal what ails us and …

Climate Change from the Inside Out: Shock. Grief. Respond. Relief. Repeat

  Global warming –> global heating. Climate change –> Climate chaos. Civilizational in crisis –> Civilization headed for collapse. Systemic problems are multiplying with breakneck speed now, and “climate change” has moved, faster than anticipated, from a heady discussion to a gut-wrenching existential issue, reverberating …