Musings on the Alpha Male – a lesson from wolves

It’s the alpha female who really runs the show This op-ed from the NYT triggered a memory for me. When I was studying science at Lehigh University – there was a local bookstore where I spent hours and hours browsing and dreaming and imagining a life post grad...

Alchemy as metaphor

As I prepare for our Four Ways of Knowing Wisdom Circle – I am re-reading journal entries, workshop notes, ancient blog posts, and missives I wrote for various online groups and am marveling at my tendency to want to know EVERYTHING about something that...

Wisdom Mentors – Bill Plotkin – Wild Mind

Our upcoming wisdom circle on four ways of knowing is my integration of many teachings from many mentors. Bill Plotkin of the Animas Valley Institute profoundly changed the trajectory of my life in his work as a guide to my inner wilderness. Listen to him speak about...