Nature Art Trash Transformation in Baja, Mexico

For quite some time now I have practiced living life one step at a time. In May of 2013 I left my homecity of 26 years in a camper I named Magic. I chose a direction and let the journey unfold, planning rarely more than a week in advance. The plans I did make always turned out different than I thought they would, so they were usually quite flexible. East […]

Repurposing Creativity: Making the Transition to Adulthood

As I stood on the soft, damp ground in my bare feet, I found myself immersed in the reflective and present moment experience that only an act of creativity can birth. Making what I call “Nature Art” opens me up to a level of joy that few activities are able to match. I love the process and I am unattached to the outcome. I understand Now that we are creative […]

Money Is. A Dive Into the Magic of Symbol

Money is… How many different ways can you finish that statement? What is money to you? We all have a different way to answer such a question, and this is why I find money to be such a fascinating topic of discussion. Every individual has a unique relationship to the symbol of money – formed and transformed throughout our lives – and this is why a conversation about money becomes […]

Living in the Gift: Awakening to Creativity and Transforming Money

I want to clarify right off that I do not mean to say anyone should or should not do what I choose to do. There is no wrong way or better way. I am not an expert at anything.Please, don’t believe what I write. It’s all just a story. Enjoy! Time as Money I like to ponder the cultural practice of attaching a numerical value to time, as a dollar amount, […]

Freeing Creativity: Supporting a World of What We Love

Think back to when you were a young child. What did you want to be when you grew up? After having lived twenty-eight years I find it to be a funny question. Why would I want to settle on one thing when there is so much to choose from? At its core though, such a question can contain a powerful clue for the you, now. What form of creativity is […]

Heart Boldness: Finding Security in Uncertainty (sneak peak)

One of the last things I said before bed last night while Deiadora and I were smoking our dream blends was, “I wonder what is in the future for the internet?”. When I awoke this morning to no internet connection and no facebook home page to scroll down, I found myself immediately diving into other creative projects. It’s amazing what one can get done without the distraction of the internet. […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part Eight – Celebrating Support

This is the eighth Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here. Full archives at the bottom of the post.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   The Circle of Gratitude is a dream that has been evolving over the last […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part Five – Watering Gift Relationships

  This is the fifth Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here. Full archives at the bottom of the post.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   The Circle of Gratitude is a dream that has been evolving over the […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part Two – Opening to Gratitude

  This is the second Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here. Full archives at the bottom of the post.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   The Circle of Gratitude is a dream that has been evolving over the […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part One – Entering the Circle

 This is the first Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   Last week I introduced the overall story arc to The Circle of Gratitude, an idea that has been evolving over the last […]