We Birth Our Future

Cloud Atlas, the remarkable book by David Michell and cinematic  gift from Lana and Andy Wachowski (creators of The Matrix), didn't last long in the cinema, the ideas it raises will carry it on. This post from Ekostories highlights important themes, including Change Through Connection, Music and Storytelling, and the Unpredictable Power of Stories. Even …

The Only Home We’ve Ever Known

Illustrator and recent Sheridan College graduate  Adam Winnik created this video for his final thesis. He takes Carl Sagan's inspiring words, that he refers to as "scientific poetry," and combined it with animation and music, to great effect. I hope you find it as moving as I do: http://vimeo.com/22582065

Art & Angels

Lat week I received this remarkable horoscope in Rob Brezhny's enews: Mystic poets find the divine presence everywhere. The wind carries God's love, bestowing tender caresses. The scent of a lily is an intimate message from the Holy Beloved, provoking bliss. This is my world as an earth-centered pagan: the body of my god is is in and …

The Speckless Sky

Have you ever been re-united with a piece of music, after such a long time that it makes you feeeel things? Wednesday night I went to hear two musical heros (both Canadian!) at Wolf Trap, the splendid outdoor performance venue in Virginia. We sprawled under a clear blue sky (while it poured down rain at …