Buen Vivir

Students and colleagues often feel overwhelmed by the tremendous complexity and size of the climate crisis.  But we must start somewhere.  Below is a social movement entitled Buen Vivir as described by Sergio Beltran: Buen vivir (living well, or living well together) is an indigenous Latin American term describing alternatives to development rooted in community, … More Buen Vivir


‘The best teacher will send you back to yourself… the greatest teacher knows they are only a temporal guide. Never the destination. Never the answer.” –Nayyirah Waheed

We Are Prophets

It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God’s work. Nothing we do is complete, which is a way of saying … More We Are Prophets

Understanding Homesteading

Outside of the academy, I homestead with my family.  I love it and find it enables me to live in a way that brings my values and actions closer together.  However, many folks just don’t understand this lifestyle.  Here is a brief description that describes why we do what we do.