Words define, or destroy, our country’s democracy

Words define, or destroy, our country’s democracy Dennis Patrick Slattery, For the Express-News, Jan. 15, 2022 Some 30 years ago I developed a habit of rising early to write in my journal. I sit [...]

Preserving our innocence: At what cost?

Preserving our innocence: At what cost? [The Op-Ed was published in The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung on January 8, 2022.] Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. Democracies thrive on the presence of [...]

James Smallwood: The Abode of Awakening

The Abode of Awakening Our Physical Body Consciously Connecting with Our Luminous Presence “When we are attached to our thoughts, our “beliefs” our sensations, and we are not consciously [...]

Poem: I Am Grateful by Diane P. Coffey

    I Am Grateful By Diane P. Coffey To say the words I am grateful Is an opening into my heart Gratitude reveals acceptance Like lotus petals Slowly One at a time Unfolding Gratitude [...]

Who Gets Left Out of the ‘Great Outdoors’ Story?

Who Gets Left Out of the ‘Great Outdoors’ Story? You’ve heard of Davy Crockett. Now meet Lancelot Jones, Sylvia Stark and other Black outdoors pioneers who can redefine our notion of the natural [...]

The Space Conundrum: Sacred or Profane?

The Space Conundrum: Sacred or Profane? How has the narrative around space changed, and what political relevance does this have? By Cerena Ceaser It’s been twenty years since I lied. My [...]

Dark Times – A Response Using Tarot Cards

Dark Times – A Response Using Tarot Cards By Chris Miller I read the essay “Dark Times” (posted in these pages on September 10, 2021) and immediately saw in it my own experience of “powerlessness [...]

Dark Times

Dark Times by Beth Anne Boardman Well, it’s been quite a five years. Quite a six years. Quite a year. Two years. However long you trace your suffering back, I hope you have found some rays of [...]

Remembering 9/11

Slattery: Do We Value Spectacle over Substance?

Spectacle Over Substance in the New Myth The Op-Ed was published in the San Antonio Express-News on July 14, 2021. Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. When we take a well-earned break from the [...]

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