Recently I made my first “meme,” inspired by a podcast conversation between two of my favorite writers – Charles Eisenstein, author of Sacred Economics, and Francis Weller, author of The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief.
I wanted to share it here, along with an announcement that I am working on a new essay for this blog. It’s a response to critics who shame artists on the Patreon crowdfunding platform and tell them to “stop asking for charity and get a real job.” I’m also in the midst of revising an old essay that has been a reader favorite – the new title is: “Is Nothing Sacred? On ‘Doing Nothing’ and Leisure as Resistance.” Stay tuned for news!
Image credits: Photo by Sam Grant, used with permission. Text added by me, D. JoAnne Swanson.