This magazine contains the following articles:
THE WILD HUMAN by Bill Plotkin
In his new book, Nature and the Human Soul, depth psychologist Bill Plotkin introduces a visionary ecopsychology of human development that reveals how fully and creatively we can mature when soul and nature guide us. The goal is to evolve from an egocentric view of ourselves and the planet to a soulcentric one.
WELCOMING SOUL TO OUR SCHOOLS by Rachael Kessler
Does a child's inner life have a place in the classroom? The answer is obvious, according to educational visionary Rachael Kessler. Her "Seven Gateways" map a set of yearnings that all young people have as they try to make sense of their universe.
WISDOM'S WAY: GROWING INTO SPIRITUAL MATURITY by Angeles Arrien
Preparing ourselves for the second half of life may be the most important work we can do. And yet our culture has little interest in what happens in our later years. It's time to shift that perspective, says Arrien, and there are rites of passage that can help.
HEALING THE WORLD, HEALING OURSELVES by Rabbi Michael Lerner
The founder of Tikkun magazine wants to strengthen the connection between our hearts and how we engage with a world in need. His answer lies in cultivating a consciousness of compassion and generosity and recognizing that our own well-being depends on the well-being of everyone else on the planet.
FROM "ME" TO "WE": AN IONS COMMUNITY GROUP TRANSFORMS ITSELF by Shirley Freriks
An IONS community group applies some of the principles of the book Living Deeply to their own transformational potential. Sharing, storytelling, and celebration anchored this process of individual and collective deepening.
Frontiers of Research
Developing Worldview Literacy for Kids by Marilyn Mandala Schlitz