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Last Summer in Emerald City

On 26 November 2013 By

This past summer Jay Rosenberg, our Director of Green Projects, led a very successful 9-week job training program in the Bayview/Hunters Point community of San Francisco called “Building Emerald City.”

The program provided job readiness training in landscaping and construction, ecological design, environmental stewardship, and nature awareness for 16 young men, ages 16-23.

The students […]

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Lammas morning—I woke up and saw that during the night we’d reached our first funding point on our Kickstarter campaign for The Fifth Sacred Thing movie.  Yesterday, I’d posted the update below on our Kickstarter page—hoping that we’d hit that landmark on Lammas, and we did!  Such good magic!

“August 1, Lammas, […]

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“Who is the Goddess, Who is the Goddess?  We are!”

We sing these words each year at the big Spiral Dance ritual put on by Reclaiming, the spiritual network of teachers and ritual-makers I work with.


In The Fifth Sacred Thing, the Goddess is a character, much as Aywah is in Avatar.  Although the […]

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Just two weeks into our Kickstarter campaign, and already raised over a third of our goal—thank you, everyone!  We still have a long way to go, but the response has been so heartening!

Right now, I’m in the midst of teaching an Earth Activist Training – a course that combines permaculture design with a […]

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“All war is first waged in the imagination, first conducted to limit our dreams and visions, to make us accept within ourselves its terms, to believe that our only choices are those that lay before us.  If we let the terms of force describe the terrain of our battle, we will lose.  But if we […]

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Solstice Blessings

On 21 June 2011 By

“Now, on the longest day, light triumphs, and yet begins the decline into dark. We turn the Wheel… for we have planted the seeds of our own changes, and to grow we must accept even the passing of the sun… Set Sail… See with clear eyes… See how we shine!”
~ Starhawk, from The […]

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