Bridges Not Walls

I leave for Mexico on Thursday afternoon.  I am heading south to play Festival de Musicoterapia, or Festival of Music Therapy. I was in Peru this past October when the organizers reached out to invite me to participate again this year, as I did last year.  I agreed, and began preparing a concert presentation called […]

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Through the Cracks

  “There’s a crack in everything.  That’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen ……………………………. Upstate NY December 7, 2016 ……………………………………. A fresh, crisp cold air has entered the scene. Snowfall this week. Lots of brightness. White light. The darkness has been thick lately. The cold air and clean snow feel right. My heart is […]

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Grow the Tree Within the Machine

    I returned home to the United States a little over two weeks ago after a 6-week journey down in the Peruvian Amazon.  It was an incredibly beautiful, difficult, and profound trip, from which I returned home renewed in mind, body, and spirit.  I now stand in deep gratitude for that fortification as this […]

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The Grandmothers Are Gathering

For 13 years now, the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers has been holding, carrying, and walking behind a prophetic prayer for humanity and for the next seven generations that will walk upon the Earth. At the end of this month, they are gathering to complete their work where they first came together to create it in […]

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She has Returned

The very first time I heard Bernie Sanders speak, I knew who he was knew the energy he was representing knew that he was being fed from the same wellspring of evolving consciousness by which so many of us have been being fed lately on this planet. This wellspring offers the energy of community fellowship […]

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The Slow Overcomes the Fast…

I laid by the Medina River yesterday, in a place I call the Blue Lagoon, in a state between waking and sleeping, listening to the conversations around me.  The topic steered into the “What is Wrong with the World” category, and I observed a piece of myself that wanted to shake the slumber from my […]

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