August 2020 – Am I a warrior?

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This month we took on a topic that draws out different thoughts and emotion. The song below was offered instead of a folk tale. After hearing this sung during the gathering I found a YouTube movie of this that sent chills through me.… Read More

July 2020 Gathering Highlights

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Topic – Victimhood: How I embrace it The Gathering opened by calling the directions. Spirit Calling Song Sanskrit Song Food of Love Following is the poem Food of Love by Carolyn Kizer. It was recited by Gene Marckx as a … Read More

The Hero Journey – “food for thought”

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As follow-up to the Web discussion last evening (6/18/2020), I’d like to offer this… simply as “Food for Thought”.  During the discussion, there were several references to “The Hero Journey”. It is my understanding this is a shared belief and … Read More

Crows

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by Ray Ruhlen “A crow stood on the burning deck, eating potatoes by the peck”We have an extended family of crows around us, I have fed them daily after lunch for many years, we get along together, the crows, me, … Read More