Drew Dellinger is a spoken word poet, professor, writer, activist and founder of Poets for Global Justice. He has inspired minds and hearts at hundreds of events in many countries, performing poetry and keynoting on justice, ecology, cosmology, activism, democracy and compassion. He has spoken and performed at numerous conferences--including Bioneers, the Green Festival and The Dream Reborn--as well as colleges, poetry venues, protests and places of worship. Dellinger has shared podiums and stages with luminaries such as Alice Walker, Cornel West,& Robert F. Kennedy Jr.,& Danny Glover, Ani Difranco, Billy Bragg, Michael Franti, Eve Ensler, Chuck D, Paul Hawken, Van Jones and many others. http://www.drewdellinger.org
Poetry conveys magic and energy, illuminating the invisible workings of our heart, mind, body, and soul, an otherwise hidden landscape. Words have the ability to transform sadness to calm, confusion to clarity, an arid temperament to lush splendor. As a writer, professor, and writing coach, I've witnessed words catalyze insight, healing, and a crafted work...
Editor’s Note from Susan de Wardt: "The body has its own poetic language, its way of combining sounds, rhythms, images, sensation, and voice to create meaning." Learn how Cheryl Pallant combines two passions - writing and movement - to explore the language of the body through writing process.
In the early summer of 1997, my husband and I found ourselves in the backyard of an empty house on a quiet street in Sierra Madre, a suburb of Los Angeles. The backyard was Southern California’s oldest private Japanese garden, an oasis of ponds and pines that had stood mostly intact since 1916...
Editor's Note from Natalie Jovanic: Some years ago, I got attracted to do Zen meditation after reading a book. At the beginning, I meditated at home, later in a Zen Center. Zen meditation has changed my perception about life. I have found compassion, gratitude and simplicity, and I am deeply grateful for that experience. Karen Maezen Miller's article describes beautiful principles that will detangle the complexities of your life and make it easier.
The planets provide a perfect creative playing field this week, and as they generate this dynamic imaginative landscape, we experience the potential for prolonged contact with a passionate muse, a muse whose presence has the power to inspire all sorts of innovative endeavors—physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Whether you are an artist, a writer, a musician, a gardener, a house-healer, or someone who sees daily life as the most important canvas, this is the moment to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and the mundane into the mythological...
Editor's Note from Elizabeth Wisniewski: You are receiving the advance warning, you are probably going to live longer than you ever imagined! You may go to a chiropractor because of an acute injury or crisis care but making a critical transition into lifestyle care is the best way to leading a healthy life. A great resource is Dr. Eric Plasker's best selling book, "The 100 Year Lifestyle" second edition. In this video you will hear the passion of a 100 Year Lifestyle affiliate doctor as he explains crisis care.
The Soul returns in each life looking to grow and expand. It may be that the expansion is in its capacity to love or to be compassionate...
Editor's Note from Sue O'Callahan:Deb Schnitta explains how the soul and personality work together. Through this discussion she provides an easy "how to" guide to bring our souls more completely into our daily lives.
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: I love presenting this video as I am a teacher of non-doing. But as many discover, the more you develop your non-doing... the more passionate you become about society and humanity which creates heroes, visionaries and activists. Interesting showcase of evil, the superman/superwoman and those who fall in between.
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