10 things to look forward to in 2013

By Aaron Fulkerson (http://www.ninje.com) (en:Image:MountRainierEastTrail arf.JPG) [CC-BY-2.5], via Wikimedia Commons

Ten things I am looking forward to seeing/doing/experiencing in western Washington in 2013. Some will easily connect me to that sense of place I crave. With others, I run the risk of being a white spiritual tourist. [Read more...]

Finding the magic

Salmon swimming upstream; all photos courtesy of Everyday Life Magic.

Even though I’ve been in Olympia for a year I feel as though I’ve hardly explored any of it. Having two small children makes it tough. However, thanks to a new friend here I have discovered the magic of the Mclane Creek Nature Trail. [Read more...]

What is Place anyway?

Photo by emmett.hume, flickr, creative commons.

Place may seem like a strange choice for a religion blog. There’s no religion called Place. But Place was the first ‘religion’ that I knew. [Read more...]

Living by the Light

With kind permission from Everyday Life Magic.

I grew up in a rain forest in the south eastern panhandle of Alaska. The stark contrast in light between December and June affected me profoundly, but I didn’t realize it until I moved away. [Read more...]