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A Reason For Faith: History, Historiography and The Enlightenment


I am somewhat beside myself having found the above book by Laura Harris Hales. History has long been touted as having a "redemptive" quality. It's often the immediacy of our everyday lives that allows such a view point to flower long after we've turned out the lights at bedtime. The book A Reason for Faith,… Continue reading A Reason For Faith: History, Historiography and The Enlightenment

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Romantic Medicine: Remembering Gratitude


In many shamanic societies, if you came to a shaman or medicine person complaining of being disheartened, dispirited, or depressed, they would ask one of four questions. When did you stop dancing? When did you stop singing? When did you stop being enchanted by stories? When did you stop finding comfort in the sweet territory of silence? Where we… Continue reading Romantic Medicine: Remembering Gratitude