In Significance

In Significance

Significance is vital for a young person. It’s an essential desire that causes us to bring our best into the world. This significance was never intended to be individualistic, but interconnected. The elders would take the boys out of the village, fill both their...
Small Town

Small Town

I’m at the end of a week in Tasmania, about to return to my urban life. It is mid May, Mother’s Day. My middle son Dom observes how little changes in a country town: The buildings stand as sentinels to generations come and gone; careers here are not upwardly mobile,...
Living Free of the White Male System

Living Free of the White Male System

In 1972, Ann Wilson Schaef, an American psychotherapist, coined the phrase “white male system.” which is a consciousness that she says infects everyone living in western society. It’s a very addictive way of thinking and feeling that imprisons us, but we don’t know it...