Archive for Activism

Essencia Makes Walls Talk

Art changes the way we perceive the world. It’s no wonder that large companies spend millions of dollars littering our urban landscapes with billboards. Public murals, in contrast to advertisements, have the ability to teach, inspire, and [...]

First Nations Lead Way at Climate March

When the wisdom of the heart meets the power of the mind we will see peace upon the land. -Prophecy of Eagle and Condor This is the common sentiment in many versions of the popular prophecy/folk-story [...]

Religions for the Earth Conference

There are many lenses through which humans see the divine and interpret what is sacred. It is an act of courage to accept that all beings have their own unique connection to the sacred. It is a powerful [...]

Heart Resonance and Global Coherence

Most people would not dispute that inner peace is a prerequisite for world peace. Within each of us is a natural response for healing and maintaining homeostasis. Likewise, ecological systems in nature tend to seek balance and optimal health. When [...]

A Gathering of The Tribes

From the Cowboy Indian Alliance (CIA) to Neil Young touring with a message to Honor the Treaties we have witnessed an unprecedented wave of indigenous activism. With good reason, First Nations Peoples are building alliances with environmentalists, [...]

A Technology for World Peace

Fire is technology and a resource. We can use it to warm our food and our home or it can burn down our neighborhood. It’s all a matter of how we choose to use technology and [...]

America, Israel, Prophets and Profit

The American Dream, born of the high ideals of democracy and separation of church and state has struggled to live up to its own principles. Israel, a prophesied “Return to The Holy Land” and democracy in The [...]

We Refuse To Be Enemies

It is a common theme throughout the world that governments like to create war and the people they govern would rather live in peace. Traditionally, the “theater of war” requires the state to create some sort [...]

We Want Peace

Every day we are finding each other from all over the world. The people who see and feel the gravity of this time we are living in. Those who have the courage to look at the [...]

#MakePeace, a Practical Solution to A World in Turmoil

Sometimes the simple wisdom of an elder can echo in your mind for many years. In 1998 I was at an international gathering of indigenous elders called Belonging to Mother Earth. Each morning we drove through Camp [...]