Joanna Macy and Sustaining the Gaze

One of the many phrases that will stay with me from this week at Women’s Future First 2014 Congress is that of Joanna Macy: sustaining the gaze. Even though what we see in the world is frightening and enraging, it is so important we witness (not deny) what mankind has perpetrated upon our planet and to feel, to let ourselves have open hearts to… Read more »

Silently Drawn into the Present

 Silently Drawn into the Present A quote from Rumi arrives on the Internet this morning: Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.  The dappled shadows of the wind-whipped trees flash again and again on the wall this dawn and I think, yes, That. … Read more »

An Environmental Novel About Love and Redemption

An Environmental Novel About Love and Redemption Patricia’s novel Goatsong has launched this month!  The books are on the way!  Several events are being planned for the new year to introduce Goatsong, which will be announced in the coming weeks. What has been said about Goatsong:   Smokey Zeidel, Author of The Storyteller’s Bracelet: A moving tale of love… Read more »