• Feeding Birds

    January 1, 2016

    “Millions of people all over the world feed the wild animals in their gardens,” writes Helen Macdonald in a New York Times Magazine…

  • Carl Lumbly

    Carl Lumbly

    January 1, 2016

    Dear friends, I do not always end the year with a life-changing event. Nor do I often share my personal life, other than cheering for my three phenomenal children & the girls at Daraja Academy in Kenya, which I do unabashedly. I usually write about the inspirations & insights I receive in nature, my morning […]

  • Sacred Activism

    Sacred Activism

    August 3, 2015

    The values and ideals I live by were inspired by Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone’s book Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy. Macy, ecophilosopher, scholar of Buddhism & deep ecology, is the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects, & I had the great honor of taking one of […]

  • Girls' Education

    May 1, 2015

    I have believed in and supported the Daraja Academy, a free boarding school for girls in Nanyuki, Kenya, for six years. One of the great attributes…

  • Precious Fossils

    Precious Fossils

    April 13, 2015

    I feel gratitude for many things: sunlight, birds in the oak trees in my garden, Daraja Academy, the ability to learn & grow, being in a body & all of the discoveries that brings. It is a gift to receive each day & all of its moments, to accept what life offers, to do all […]