What Story Speaks to You Now?

What story speaks to you right now? An ancient, 5,000-year old myth filled with symbol and archetype? The story of a family member or a friend? A story of the future?

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Curated for You: Inspiration for the Road Ahead

These inspirational videos, websites, podcasts, and reading recommendations are curated to aid in your exploration of the question displayed above.

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Michael Meade: This World is Made of Stories

Mythologist and Storyteller Michael Meade explains how this world is made of stories. He is the founder of Seattle-based non-profit Mosaic Multicultural Foundation (3:57 min).

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Caroline Casey: Myth and Astrology at Summer Solstice

From the New School at Commonweal: Cahoot with Radio Host and Mytho-Astrologist Caroline Casey as she presents astro*politico*mytho*ritual navigational guidance for the wild ride ahead. Recorded at Summer Solstice 2017: with Amikaeyla…

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Recommended Reading: What Story Speaks to You?

Dr. Martin Shaw
Scatterlings: Getting Claimed in the Age of Amnesia
Snowy Tower: Parzival and the Web Black Branch of Language

Paul Kingsnorth
Confessions of A Recovering Environmentalist
Walking on Lava, from Kingsnorth’s Dark Mountain Project

A limited number of signed copies of Paul and Martin’s books will be available at Point Reyes Books after the event, call the bookstore to check availability. Point Reyes Books now has an  online store, where you can order books to hold for pick up in the store or have them shipped directly to you. 

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