Emotional Intelligence Sets us Apart From Technology
By: Jacob Devaney - 09 July 2017 - 0 Comments

When fresh information is presented to us that contradicts previously held beliefs, it can be hard to accept. This is why people experience “closed-mindedness” that can stand in the way of our personal and collective evolution. The ability to accommodate new [...]

Summer of Love Turns 50 With a Global Call to Action
By: Jacob Devaney - 27 June 2017 - Comments Off on Summer of Love Turns 50 With a Global Call to Action

Martin Luther King stated that “hatred can not drive out hatred, only love can do that”, but what does that love look like when it is put into action? The Summer of Love in [...]

Ancient Trickster Wisdom for Uncertain Times
By: Jacob Devaney - 23 June 2017 - Comments Off on Ancient Trickster Wisdom for Uncertain Times

Sometimes you need to break the tradition in order to keep the tradition alive and the accepted tradition breaker is the clown. – Hopi Scholar Michael Kaboti This was one of the first teachings I [...]

Let’s Distinguish Trump Supporters from Racists
By: Jacob Devaney - 11 November 2016 - Comments Off on Let’s Distinguish Trump Supporters from Racists

I stand with minorities and was terrified to see election results but I never bought the notion that Trump supporters are all racists. This is not a denial of the very real racism in [...]

What You May Have Missed About Trumpageddon
By: Jay Ponti - 10 November 2016 - Comments Off on What You May Have Missed About Trumpageddon

Here many of you stand, aghast and unable to choose between expressions of shock and outright anger at the crushing reality of the impending President Elect Donald Trump. To People of Color and undocumented [...]

Indigenous Led New Orleans Group Travels to Standing Rock
By: Jacob Devaney - 05 October 2016 - Comments Off on Indigenous Led New Orleans Group Travels to Standing Rock

Press Release, New Orleans, LA, October 4, 2016 Cultural convergence protecting the sacred continues as New Orleans group travels to Standing Rock to oppose pipeline. Indigenous led group joins Shining Light Kitchen to bring food, [...]

Cooperation 2.0 for Global Solutions
By: Jacob Devaney - 16 August 2016 - Comments Off on Cooperation 2.0 for Global Solutions

Political and social upheaval across the globe signify that a major paradigm shift is under way. It has become very clear that we are living in accelerated times! Democracy is not without flaw, it is a [...]

Galactic Ambassadors Full of Festival Fashion
By: Jacob Devaney - 28 June 2016 - Comments Off on Galactic Ambassadors Full of Festival Fashion

We are floating through an endless sea of stars on a big blue globe in endless galaxy of possibilities and sometimes blending in is just not an option. We are clothed in stories, from the [...]

Creating Culture: A Village Way of Life
By: Living Village Culture - 14 April 2016 - Comments Off on Creating Culture: A Village Way of Life

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― R. Buckminster Fuller ― Spring is here, and with it comes [...]

Happiness is Letting Go of Outcomes
By: Jacob Devaney - 10 April 2016 - Comments Off on Happiness is Letting Go of Outcomes

All of us have had to reconcile when things didn’t go our way, and sometimes that is more important than getting what we originally wanted. Somewhere in our past as children we learned that [...]