Before I jump into implicit (unconscious) bias, paying attention to at least the most detrimental of our implicit biases (so that we can actively change our behavior to reduce or eliminate their negative impacts), I want to start here by stating that collectively as a society in the U.S. we have deep soul wounds. Soul […]
The popular paradigm of “survival of the fittest”, and Nature herself as utterly ‘red in tooth and claw’ in an entirely machine-like cosmos where spirit is outside the physical realm is so consumed, digested, and assimilated into our culture that it is now a set of beliefs unconsciously breathed in and out daily by each citizen in Western civilization. Left intact without the breadth of the full scientific context of evolution, such a bias will continue to help support the lungs of oppression and inequity, and ultimate destructive greed of selfish-gene-winner-takes-all policies.
This original instrumental composition grew out of an imagining of the clan returning to Slains Castle after a long excursion.
Sláinte everyone!! Wearing the Irish green today for St. Patty’s, and sharing my new song recently recorded, “Spirit of the Highlands”. We all have our battlefields and dark nights to journey. We also have family, friends, ancestors, and the holy spirit to help guide and carry us through. This song was inspired by a dream […]
I’ve been grieving about the state of my country, and the state of my fellow Americans with some level of ongoing heartbreak. I’ve had a low level of chronic grief the past four years for the state of the country and my fellow citizens who support and continue to spread fear, hate, and lies. I’ve […]
what is up is downwhat is wrong is right if the sky is blueit will likely rain even a warm windwill feel bitter cold when lies twist to truthand facts are forgotten hold your children closefind your soul ground with strength of lovestanding firm against a fast-rising tideof the dark shadow nearly upon usremember love […]
My New Year’s resolution is to cultivate creativity and compassion to spark more beauty in the world.
On this election day, those who study such things tell us that we as a nation are more divided than at any time in our history since the U.S. Civil War that was fought during 1861-1865. In many ways that war did not settle certain viewpoints of what kind of country America is or could […]
On this All Hallows’ Eve, a few days before our country will attempt to make a collective decision about the leadership of the highest offices of government, and in the midst of the death of much of what we think of as good and right and sacred, I’m thinking about who I am as a […]
Listen to “Ground of Being” the final track of the album, Via Transformativa