What we can Learn from Forgotten History
By: Jacob Devaney - 10 September 2015 - 0 Comments

During the early days of slavery in the American Southeast, native Seminole, Choctaw, Cherokee, and Creek Indians were known to raid plantations and free captive slaves. Despite their cultural differences, they recognized their common struggle [...]

Indigenous Roots of the English Language
By: Jacob Devaney - 09 September 2015 - 5 Comments

Respect for native wisdom and spirituality is long overdue, but those of European descent need to also know their own forgotten indigenous heritage. While many people are actively trying to honor indigenous ways and heal historical wounds leftover [...]

Seeding Ideas in the Digital Era
By: Jacob Devaney - 01 August 2015 - 0 Comments

How can digital media and social networks mimic natural systems for positive change? Obviously this is a conversation and an exploration that stretches way beyond a short blog, but just as a flower casts [...]

Colorado Fest Highlights Budding Culture
By: Jacob Devaney - 31 July 2015 - 0 Comments

Festivals, unlike concerts, are a way for the whole family to get away under the stars for a weekend of revelry and color. With Woodstock almost 50 years ago, festival culture (and it’s 1960’s pioneers) [...]

International Forgiveness Day, Time for Liberation
By: Jacob Devaney - 29 July 2015 - 0 Comments

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. -Lewis B. Smedes Usually when we hurt another person or ourselves it is unconscious, the act of forgiveness is [...]

Does News Media Distract or Inform?
By: Jacob Devaney - 12 July 2015 - 0 Comments

A well-informed public is a powerful force of nature! We take it for granted that when we turn on the news that we are supposed to get “the news” but generally that is not what we [...]

5 Ways to Have the Best Breakup Ever!
By: Jacob Devaney - 08 July 2015 - 0 Comments

It is perhaps one of the most painful things you will ever go through, but you are not alone in this experience. We live in times of rapid change and growth. One hundred years [...]

Turning Grief Into Compassion & Personal Power
By: Jacob Devaney - 03 June 2015 - 1 Comment

If we have the tools to navigate it in a constructive way, grief can liberate us from fear and help us cultivate a deep sense of compassion. This notion was completely foreign to me for [...]

Inspired Contemporary Art by Women
By: Ashely Foreman - 02 June 2015 - 3 Comments

Historically, too few Women Artists were able to attain any level of mastery because lack of access to learn, cultural disapproval during their time period, or the challenge of balancing obligations as mothers and various other [...]

World Peace & Prayer Day 2015
By: Jacob Devaney - 13 May 2015 - 0 Comments

World Peace & Prayer Days will take place in Southern Oregon, June 18-21 2015 in conjunction with a globally synchronized meditation (World Yoga Day is also June 21) in communities around the planet. All nations around the [...]