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Smoking on My Deathbed by Theodore Richards

Smoking on My Deathbed by Theodore Richards The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition on: Amazon - B&N - Our Store “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”  —Dylan Thomas My five-year-old is, in many ways, my easiest child, overall....

The Forest for the Trees by William Huggins

The Forest for the Trees by William Huggins The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition on: Amazon – B&N – Our Store Three nights in a row coyotes wake me. In our tent, the thin membrane that allegedly protects us from the wild outside,...

Lunans and the Grace of Gravity by Gail Collins-Ranadive

Lunans and the Grace of Gravity by Gail Collins-RanadiveFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition...

East Meets Southwest | A Conversation with Poet Frank LaRue Owen

East Meets Southwest | A Conversation with Poet Frank LaRue OwenFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue   There are certain...

December 2018 Kenya, The Mara | A Poem

December 2018 Kenya, The Mara | A PoemFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› by Heloise Jones Dedicated to Simon Metekai Masago and Jackson Kayionni Letiol The bleached...

Belonging to the Land: A Conversation with Stephen Trimble by L.M. Browning

Belonging to the Land: A Conversation with Stephen Trimble by L.M. BrowningFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue - All Photos...

The Laws of Gravity | A Poem by L.M. Browning

The Laws of Gravity | A Poem by L.M. BrowningFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store›Expectations are sheer cliffs we cannot helpbut climb. The perfect, plumb ground too...

Spring in The Mindful Kitchen with Heidi Barr

Spring in The Mindful Kitchen with Heidi BarrFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” —Rainer...

Birth by Theodore Richards

During the second to last week I worked in Zimbabwe the price of bread tripled overnight. There were strikes and riots in the cities. Mugabe was condemned by the West. The West was condemned by Mugabe. In the bush, the earth cracked in the dry air as the...

The Mindful Kitchen by Heidi Barr | Autumn 2018

A Wellness and Food Column by Heidi Barr Autumn in Minnesota is defined by leaves turning burnt umber and ruby, picking the last of the garden crops before the first hard freeze, and spending weekends preserving whatever vegetables and fruits have decided...

Smoking on My Deathbed by Theodore Richards

Smoking on My Deathbed by Theodore Richards The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition on: Amazon - B&N - Our Store “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”  —Dylan Thomas My five-year-old is, in many ways, my easiest child, overall....

The Forest for the Trees by William Huggins

The Forest for the Trees by William Huggins The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition on: Amazon – B&N – Our Store Three nights in a row coyotes wake me. In our tent, the thin membrane that allegedly protects us from the wild outside,...

Lunans and the Grace of Gravity by Gail Collins-Ranadive

Lunans and the Grace of Gravity by Gail Collins-RanadiveFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue Look for the Print and eEdition...

East Meets Southwest | A Conversation with Poet Frank LaRue Owen

East Meets Southwest | A Conversation with Poet Frank LaRue OwenFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› The Wayfarer of our Spring 2019 Issue   There are certain...

December 2018 Kenya, The Mara | A Poem

December 2018 Kenya, The Mara | A PoemFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› by Heloise Jones Dedicated to Simon Metekai Masago and Jackson Kayionni Letiol The bleached...

The Laws of Gravity | A Poem by L.M. Browning

The Laws of Gravity | A Poem by L.M. BrowningFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store›Expectations are sheer cliffs we cannot helpbut climb. The perfect, plumb ground too...

Spring in The Mindful Kitchen with Heidi Barr

Spring in The Mindful Kitchen with Heidi BarrFrom our Spring 2019 Edition | Visit our store to treat yourself to the full issue in either print or digital format. | Browse the Store› “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” —Rainer...

Birth by Theodore Richards

During the second to last week I worked in Zimbabwe the price of bread tripled overnight. There were strikes and riots in the cities. Mugabe was condemned by the West. The West was condemned by Mugabe. In the bush, the earth cracked in the dry air as the...

The Mindful Kitchen by Heidi Barr | Autumn 2018

A Wellness and Food Column by Heidi Barr Autumn in Minnesota is defined by leaves turning burnt umber and ruby, picking the last of the garden crops before the first hard freeze, and spending weekends preserving whatever vegetables and fruits have decided...

Attentive Idling by Iris Graville

Attentive Idling by Staff Writer Iris Graville My compulsion to accomplish is fueled by a computer the size of the pack of cigarettes my mom used to slide into her purse. Portable devices allow us to learn foreign languages, listen to books, and attend...

On the Path of Praise: An interview with Dr. Rev. Matthew Fox

On the Path of Praise An Interview with Bestselling Author Dr. Rev. Matthew Fox by Staff Writer Theodore Richards   Richards: You’ve been working for decades to fight against injustice and fascism. What is it like to see the rise of Trump? Are you...

The New Myth by Theodore Richards

The New Myth by Theodore Richards Adapted from The Great Re-imagining: Spirituality in an Age of Apocalypse   "Where’s your mother?” my father asked, fumbling with his keys and, more significantly, his emotions. He couldn’t bear to go inside to look...

Writer in a Bulletproof Vest by Iris Graville

Writer in a Bulletproof Vest by Iris Graville Almost ten years ago, I got hooked on “Castle,” a television series about New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives.  Cop shows don’t usually appeal to me, but in this one, main character Rick Castle was a...

The Kennedy Center: A Legacy of Grassroots Compassion

The Kennedy Center A Legacy of Grassroots Compassion by L.M. Browning with Kelly Kancyr   The Kennedy Center was founded in 1951. It stands as a testament to the force of a small group of dedicated citizens to impact change in our communities. The...

Reimagining the Possible with Artist Nancy C. Woodward

Nancy C. Woodward is an award winning photographic and mixed media artist. Her shadow portraits, colorful trees and ethereal landscapes depict unique views of the natural world. Nancy photographs moments when the natural world appears changed. She...

Light-time by Gail Collins-Ranadive

The Enviromental Column (Photo Above my Issue Feature Photographer, James Scott Smith)   Binge reading back issues of The Wayfarer for this essay, I sit out on my Southern Nevada patio in light that is so vivid I can almost believe that it is just now...

Forest Bathing | A Poem by Frank LaRue Owen

Forest Bathing by Frank LaRue Owen Winner 2017 Homebound Publications Poetry Prize    There is a way of entering the forestwhen the breeze of the treesbecomes your guide when the cool gray-green daysand humid blue-green nightsbecome your own skin where the...

Life & the Arts | A New Column by Eric D. Lehman

A New Column by Eric D. Lehman   Recently, I was wandering through a vaulted museum hall, steel and concrete and glass packed with abstract sculptures that look vaguely like intestines, paintings resembling organized vomit, and lines of bored...

Contemplating Fatherhood by Theodore Richards

The Contemplative Column by Theodore Richards   “Three Girls?!” I have three daughters. This is generally one of the first things I tell people about myself because it is, I have come to know, the central fact of my life. It is perhaps also true that...

Gifts of the Ordinary by Heidi Barr

by Heidi Barr, an excerpt from Woodland Manitou Kahlil Gibran once wrote, “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” There is not a day that goes by that I do not have the opportunity to dwell on 30 seconds of disappointment, or two...

The Souls of Wild Folk by Chad Hanson

by Chad Hanson Appears in The Wayfarer, Spring 2017 Issue (Vol 6. Issue 6) | Visit the Store»   We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals. —Henry Beston, The Outermost House As a kid I rode a pony with a painted coat. My family...

A Something Less than Nothing by Joseph Little

by Joseph Little An excerpt from Letters from the Other Side of Silence Appears in The Wayfarer, Spring 2017 Issue (Vol 6. Issue 6) | Visit the Store» Here’s the truth: Something happened on that volcano in Guatemala. I’m just not sure what. Steve was in the lead,...

Seasonal Ploughman’s Lunch | Mindful Kitchen

The Mindful Kitchen Seasonal. Mindful. Delicious. Introducing a new section to The Wayfarer: The Mindful Kitchen, featuring seasonal recipes to offer on your home table.   Appears in The Wayfarer, Spring 2017 Issue (Vol 6. Issue 6) | Visit Store Seasonal Farmer’s...

Reimagining the Possible: Illustrator Jackie Morris

Reimagining the Possible with Illustrator Jackie Morris Interview by L.M. Browning • Illustrations by Jackie Morris Appears in The Wayfarer, Spring 2017 Issue (Vol 6. Issue 6) | Visit the Store» Leslie You grew up in Birmingham, England and lived there until at the...

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