Hope for One More Block

We met him the night before in the dorms. He was a tall fellow from California, a young one. He’s traveling through Nicaragua for ten days solo because one of his best friends from home is Nicaraguan. Mr. Californian hadn’t tried gallo pinto yet, so we went on a...
Give and You Shall Receive

Give and You Shall Receive

I was debating what I should do after my experience in Australia. There’s a built in transition period designed into my year with Experience Institute and I was thinking maybe I’d have a week or two of ‘vacation’ time riding around New Zealand...

This is a giant planet and we’re lucky to live on it but there are prices and penalties incurred for the daily miracle of existence. One of them is, every once in awhile, the wiring of a tiny sliver of the species gets snarled and they’re pointed towards darkness, But the vast majority stands against that darkness and, like white blood cells attacking a virus, they dilute and weaken and eventually wash away the evil doers and, more importantly, the damage they wreak. This is beyond religion or creed or nation. We would not be here if humanity were inherently evil. So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it the eye and think, ”The good outnumber you, and we always will.’

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we live in a sick world. we all have to do our own part and lead by...

It’s up to you!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs_Em1XvAiU] Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss – The Lorax Yesterday, I sat down and watched The Lorax and thought it had a really great message. Dr....