2013: Just a Box of Rain?

"We all got up to dance, Oh, but we never got the chance, For as the players tried to take the field, The marching band refused to yield. [...] And in the streets, the children screamed, The lovers cried, and the poets dreamed, But not a word was spoken; The church bells all were broken." … Continue reading 2013: Just a Box of Rain?

2013: Clap, Everyone – it’s Over!

"I can't help but think I won't still be at this job at the end of the year - which probably means I will be fired, because I'm not gonna quit unless something really crazy happens. It will probably suck, and this probably isn't gonna be the easiest year, but it's probably necessary in terms … Continue reading 2013: Clap, Everyone – it’s Over!

Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights

The light of our full moon is bright as it sets this morning. We've watched it grow, and now that growth is complete. May we understand those aspects of our own lives that have grown with it. The light of our sun, our blessed life-giver, It is at its lowest this week, and we've long … Continue reading Tuesday Blessing: Bright Moon, Long Nights

HELP: The Only Way I Will Know if I was Right is if You Tell Me

  A year ago, I decided get the best view I could, stand up tall, and try and forecast the content, character, and rhythm of the year that then lay before us. Not merely a prediction, the aim was also to incorporate helpful ways in which we might respond to our conditions to take advantage … Continue reading HELP: The Only Way I Will Know if I was Right is if You Tell Me

Holidays Suck, and Why That’s a Good Thing

Welcome to Advent. The most important thing about a year goes entirely unspoken because it is so intrinsically obvious: humans didn't make it. We do our math and choose cultural markers and use these tools to impose our calendars, but the year does not set the terms of our rotation about the benevolent sun. The year is … Continue reading Holidays Suck, and Why That’s a Good Thing

I’m Serious – It’s About 2013, and I Need Your Input

 A year ago, I decided get the best view I could, stand up tall, and try and forecast the content, character, and rhythm of the year that then lay before us. Not merely a prediction, the aim was also to incorporate helpful ways in which we might respond to our conditions to take advantage of … Continue reading I’m Serious – It’s About 2013, and I Need Your Input

How’s My Aim? I Need to Hear From You!

A year ago, I decided get the best view I could, stand up tall, and try and forecast the content, character, and rhythm of the year that then lay before us. Not merely a prediction, the aim was also to incorporate helpful ways in which we might respond to our conditions to take advantage of … Continue reading How’s My Aim? I Need to Hear From You!

Monday Blessing: Slap a Bow on it and Stick it Under the Tree

May good fortune attend you by fire or through snow, In security or lack thereof, May the ripe potential we hold today burst forth manifest in the year to come. Until that transition is complete, let us pause to the benefit of our soul's cardiac health. May smiling alpacas be waiting to greet you at … Continue reading Monday Blessing: Slap a Bow on it and Stick it Under the Tree

2013: Year of Liberation? (A Cosmic Forecast for the New Year)

As our days of never-ending festival draw sadly to a close, it seems a good time to take a quick peek at the cosmic forecast and what the indicated outlook for the year might be. It seems, my friends, that it could be the year in which we taste true freedom, if only we are … Continue reading 2013: Year of Liberation? (A Cosmic Forecast for the New Year)

Revolution Starts at Home: Introducing the WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE

The most interesting and unique thing about the Weekly Wake-Up Challenge of 2013 is that it consists entirely of things we should be doing every day, all the time. That's it. Are you up for that? Dare you accept the challenge to stand up and do what you're supposed to be doing anyway? What if … Continue reading Revolution Starts at Home: Introducing the WEEKLY WAKE-UP CHALLENGE