I’m working on a series of 100 practical things we can do in the Okanagan to create a sustainable culture. They are archived in the menu bar above. Let me give you […]
Sympathetic magic is a complex term for a simple phenomena: in pre-Enlightenment culture, the power of objects was believed to derive from similarities between them; knowledge of these similarities, and the ordering […]
Do the wealthy build monuments to their power on spiritual sites because they recognize them or because they don’t? Temples were once built by the wealthy for the gods. Now they are […]
I discovered the spirit of the Okanagan a week and a half ago, peering slyly out of the hills … … and promised to go and have a closer look. Today was […]
Not all appearances are deceiving!
In my country, human consciousness is created when human animals engage in the weaving of the earth together with its spiritual stories. They are often recorded in the land, waiting to be […]
As you walk through the Commonage in the North Okanagan Valley, the spirits of the land rise and fall and shift around you in waves, sometimes high in the sky … sometimes […]
The time before the time of human life is stone and memory. Lynx and Frog are having a chat that goes on forever. The ponderosa women listen in. Their spirit collects at […]
Let me show you something beautiful. Call it bunchgrass if you like. The form of these is a balance between all the forces acting upon them. Their spacing, for example, is a […]
Today, I have been seen by the spirit of the air. I like that.