I’m kicking off a new music project inspired by my relationship with the Rumi poem Don’t Go Back To Sleep and my deep sense of it’s relevance to these times. I’m looking for contributions of recordings of people reading poems they love and that are inspiring them right now. I’d like the mix to have … Continue reading Don’t Go Back To Sleep
Deep in your heart you know whether or not you want to experience a Wilderness Quest. Already you feel the ancient stirrings within you. The time has come. You must go into the wilderness, to the breast of Mother Earth, and seek vision, understanding and strength for yourself and for your people.
I am not a mechanism, an assembly of various sections. And it is not because the mechanism is working wrongly, that I am ill. I am ill because of wounds to the soul, to the deep emotional self, and the wounds to the self take a long, long time, only time can help and patience, … Continue reading The Descent
Caught up in a mass of abstractions, our attention hypnotized by a host of human-made technologies that only reflect us back to ourselves, it is all too easy for us to forget our carnal inherence in a more-than-human matrix of sensations and sensibilities. Our bodies have formed themselves in delicate reciprocity with the manifold textures, … Continue reading The Silvatici and the Spell of the Sensuous