I write, speak, invest, network, and question to stimulate fruitful conversation. Let's talk about human flourishing! It begins with freedom. Holy leisure is the key to human being, freedom and generativity. Please join me in the adventure of realizing Christ!
Link to the book on Amazon: You, Free
I get zero dollars for writing/selling this book! It is a Motherheart Press project that supports the Joy Foundation. 100% goes back to Joy, because it is my joy to offer this book! Since the book will, likely, never pay Joy back for the costs of publishing it, I’ll continue to fund Joy with speaking fees. Holler if you need a speaker!
The Joy Foundation supports Catholic cultural initiatives, artists, educators, with ‘small potatoes’ philanthropy (yes, there’s a book by that title coming someday!) You can see what we’ve done here, though this quick video doesn’t include helping a couple of now-prize-winning artists get their work into a juried show (yay!!)
Need a 3-Talk Retreat?
I was asked to suggest possibilities for a three-part retreat. Here are my ideas: [Read more…]
Do You Suffer from PERS?!?!?
In a recent talk – Home Schooling to Rock the World – I mentioned some symptoms that a person may be suffering from ‘post-Enlightenment reduction syndrome,’ (PERS) or ‘flattening’. This is the atrophy of one’s analogic sense – a reduction in the metaphoric dimension of human being. The problem is a disconnect in the person’s capacity to relate concrete and abstract reality. Its source is the cultural vacuum caused by man’s attempt to believe there is no God. Man without a context for being (In Him I live and move and have being) is like an astronaut untethered from the space ship – dying for lack of a life-supporting atmosphere.
I thoroughly enjoyed creating this new offering for our regional home educators. [Read more…]