Guest Post: Melanie Jae Martin – Newly Released Tim DeChristopher Finds a Movement Transformed by His Courage


Yesterday, after 21 months in federal custody, climate activist Tim DeChristopher approached the pulpit at his church in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a free man. The First Unitarian congregation rose in uproarious applause, tears streaming down more than a few faces. “It’s good to be home,” … [Read more...]

Charles Eisenstein: A New Story of the People


In his newest TEDx talk, "A New Story of the People," Charles Eisenstein discusses how many people feel that the small choices they make can't possibly make a difference in the greater world. He confesses, "Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible ... but our minds do not know that … [Read more...]

Evelyn Cheatham: From the Farm to the Table


Evelyn Cheatham is a chef in Sonoma County, in northern California. She used to have a fairly well-known, certainly well-loved, restaurant called Tweet's. When she closed Tweet's some years ago, she went to live and work as the head chef in a meditation ashram in the Catskills. She headed back to … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Valerie Schloredt – Alice Walker: “Go to the Places That Scare You”


Alice Walker is a poet, essayist, and commentator, but she’s best known for her prodigious accomplishments as a writer of literary fiction. Her novel The Color Purple won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award in 1983 and quickly became a classic of world literature. Set in an African-American … [Read more...]

Kathlyn Horan and Kim Bogucki: What If?


Co-founded by filmmaker Kathlyn Horan, The If Project is an exploration, a journey, a healing, and a movement that began with one woman asking another one simple question: If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that lead you here, what would it have … [Read more...]