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The Calling of The Temple

July 20, 2019 by


This article reminds me of my own complex relationship with “god” and “calling”. For those who somehow don’t know, my business, called Temple of Poi, is in fact something I view as a deep calling. It has, over the 17.5 years I’ve run it, required an ongoing commitment to and faith that nothing in my […]

FireDrums: The Evolution of a Festival, Part I

May 31, 2014 by


It’s Saturday night at what has been one of my favorite festivals, FireDrums. It is (consistently from my perspective) the peak of the experience where the community assembles en masse after days of connection, learning, sharing, soaking in knowledge and forging friendships… when people come together and share that energy in the circle with the fire. Barriers are […]