Painted Vases, 2006, by Ai Weiwei
Below is a list of my go-to honey pots- individuals and organisations- for inspiration and wisdom.
The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS)
+ The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism is a pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human history.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
+ Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., is a scholar, award-winning poet, Jungian psychoanalyst, and cantadora--keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition.
+ Bill Plotkin, Ph.D., is a depth psychologist, wilderness guide, and agent of cultural evolution.
+ Dr. Martin Shaw is a writer, artist, teacher, and mythologist, and founder of the West Country School of Myth- an unrivalled immersion into myth, wilderness and soul.
+ Dr. Sharon Blackie is an award-winning writer and internationally recognised teacher whose work sits at the interface of psychology, mythology and ecology.
+ Bayo Akomolafe, Ph.D., is a poet, philosopher, psychologist and professor. He is globally recognised for his poetic, unconventional, counterintuitive, and indigenous take on global crisis, civic action, activism and social change.
International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
+ In 2004 the Grandmothers came together from the four directions of the earth for the first time, uniting their diverse spiritual and cultural lineages to form a global alliance of prayer, as well as spiritual and environmental activism.
Wisdom Weavers Elders Council
+ Inspired by the vision of Alaskan Unangan traditional and environmental leader, Ilarion (Kuuyux) Merculieff, invitations were sent out to gather Elders from the four directions to sit in council and hold ceremonies for the purpose of deep listening to the wisdom streams that were ready to be shared.
+ Dr. Daniel Foor is a teacher, therapist, and practitioner of practical animism who specialises in ancestral and family healing and in helping folks learn to relate well with the rest of the natural world.
+ Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW, is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, a teaching house and learning house for the skills of deep living and making human culture.
The On Being Project with Krista Tippett
+ The On Being Project is a nonprofit media and public life initiative that explores the intersection of spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, community, poetry, and the arts.
+ Matthew Fox is a spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest and an activist for gender justice and eco-justice.
+ Michael Meade, D.H.L., is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology.
+ Dumbo Feather is a magazine, a podcast, a website, a community and a conversation about how we can live good lives, inspired by extraordinary people.
+ Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication featuring innovative stories that explore the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality.