DRY BONES


We call them 'playing cards' now. That's in keeping with how we tend to treat things whose importance or consequence we've lost track of. They end up in the 'entertainment' bin. Or else we blithely hand them over to the kids to distract themselves with, so they might leave us to our distractions in...

Interview: 2021 June – What does it mean to die wise? Dr. Jeremy Goldberg interviews Stephen Jenkinson


Orphan Wisdom · 2021 June - What does it mean to die wise? Dr. Jeremy Goldberg interviews Stephen Jenkinson Culture activist, teacher, author ~ Stephen Jenkinson teaches internationally and is the creator and principal instructor of the Orphan Wisdom School, co-founded with Nathalie Roy in 2010, convening semi-annually in Deacon, Ontario, and in northern Europe....

REMEMBER


Reading and living: For both you need a strategy to contend with the mechanics. There's the body, and there's the book. To find out what happens, you have to turn the page. To keep things moving, you leave things behind. You turn the page, knowing that as you do so that page goes unclear, and...

GRIEF/DIRT


A few years ago I was doing the unimaginable: dealing in person, unmasked and in real time, with a teller in the small bank in the village close to where I live. The bank's manager, who kindly keeps abreast of my work via my newsletters and such, came out of her office to say...

Interview: How To Live Full & Die Wise – Sylvester​ Mc​Nutt Interviews Stephen Jenkinson


Culture activist, worker, author ~ Stephen teaches internationally and is the creator and principal instructor of the Orphan Wisdom School, co-founded the school with his wife Nathalie Roy in 2010, convening semi-annually in Deacon, Ontario, and in northern Europe. He has Master’s degrees from Harvard University (Theology) and the University of Toronto (Social Work). Apprenticed to...

Interview: Overwhelming Beauty — and Being OK, Dying – Terry Patten Interviews Stephen Jenkinson


Spontaneous poet, culture activist, and shamanic bard Stephen Jenkinson joins Terry to explore the totally disarming ordeal of bearing witness to death up close — both our individual mortality and our collective mortality. They also drop into felt contact with Terry’s present, uncertain situation — recently on his 70th birthday, Terry was suddenly informed...

Look


I've for the most part been sitting down, these last sixteen months. I've been writing a book, which partly explains it. I'm hardly going anywhere. No plan I make survives the news. All that sitting makes for numbness, here and there, now and then. Occasionally I try to mobilize. Maybe something comes in that's...

Interview: 2021 April – Basak Kutlu Atay, Turkish translator of DIE WISE interviews Stephen


Basak Kutlu Atay recently translated Stephen Jenkinson’s book DIE WISE into Turkish. The first of these two videos is a conversation between author and translator, the 2nd is a Q&A between both Stephen, Basak and a series of guests. DIE WISE: Translator's Interview with Stephen Jenkinson https://youtu.be/wvlUAuP9Dxw DIE WISE: Q&A with Basak Kutlu Atay and Stephen Jenkinson https://youtu.be/Zvub73XxaIk