Why Imagination Matters
By: Jacob Devaney - 13 January 2016 - Comments Off on Why Imagination Matters

Allowing time each day for your awareness to drift into dreams and imagination is essential. Many of the realities we take for granted, like flying in airplanes, messaging friends on the internet, or talking [...]

Integral Dreaming, Collective Awakening
By: Jacob Devaney - 03 January 2016 - Comments Off on Integral Dreaming, Collective Awakening

A turtle born on the beach knows to walk to the sea, birds know their migration routes, and whales have new songs to sing each year. These and other phenomena point to the idea [...]

This Sublime Dance, a Journey Between the Covers
By: Jacob Devaney - 11 December 2015 - Comments Off on This Sublime Dance, a Journey Between the Covers

Good coffee table books are like presents that you unwrap layer by layer each time you open them. In our age of social media, we often forget the joy of flipping through glossy pages [...]

Peer to Peer Diplomacy, Open-Sourcing Peace
By: Jacob Devaney - 22 November 2015 - Comments Off on Peer to Peer Diplomacy, Open-Sourcing Peace

Across the globe it is becoming clear that nations are failing at creating peaceful solutions to international challenges. More bombing does not create more peace and understanding, but communication does. We are at a cross-roads [...]

Faith Spotted Eagle, Native Elder Reflects on Keystone XL
By: Jacob Devaney - 13 November 2015 - Comments Off on Faith Spotted Eagle, Native Elder Reflects on Keystone XL

There has been much celebration in the wake of Obamas decision to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline, but there are a few things that should not be overlooked going forward. The roots to this [...]

Wisdom of an Andean Mystic
By: Jacob Devaney - 06 November 2015 - Comments Off on Wisdom of an Andean Mystic

Few people realize that the Hopi Tribe of Northern Arizona have clans that are descendants of tribes from the northernmost to southernmost tips of the Americas (and quite possibly beyond that). The Q’ero are [...]

Ending the Conquest of Nature
By: Jacob Devaney - 26 October 2015 - Comments Off on Ending the Conquest of Nature

I think every child knows what it’s like to build a dam of pebbles in a creek, or try to build a wall around a sand castle to protect it from incoming waves. It’s [...]

City of the Dead, Ceremonial Healing
By: Jacob Devaney - 24 October 2015 - Comments Off on City of the Dead, Ceremonial Healing

Ancient Tribal Traditions Survive in Modern Festivities For eons we humans have called on our ancestors in times of trouble, and that need still exists today. Making peace with the past is essential for [...]

The World Needs Aloha
By: Jacob Devaney - 23 October 2015 - Comments Off on The World Needs Aloha

Beautiful beaches, rainbows, tropical fruits and epic hiking make Hawaii one of the worlds most popular tourist destinations. Simultaneously this small island chain represents a microcosm of global issues and a cultural tradition rich with solutions that [...]

Trail of Tears, Immigration, and Healing of Nations
By: Jacob Devaney - 23 September 2015 - Comments Off on Trail of Tears, Immigration, and Healing of Nations

Author of well-known Medicine Cards and Choctaw Pipe-Carrier, David Carson, shares stories of hope and healing with historical roots and contemporary relevance. From the Trail of Tears forced relocation of Native Americans to displaced Syrian [...]