community blog

Jason Clark, "Winona and the Big Oil "Windigo"

Dealing with Modern Windigo

It is maddening to watch centuries of history repeat itself, with the age-old lies of scarcity and greed underlying the motives of all who seek power over others. As late-stage capitalism unravels, I am left to ponder how we got to this point collectively, and more importantly, how do we get out?

Read More »
MMIGallHappWCUDRose StrongResilient RZ

What’s In A Name?

The second Monday of October in the United States officially celebrates both Columbus Day and Indigenous People’s Day. In looking at the history of this strange reality, the complexity of how and what we celebrate offers insight into where to go from here.

Read More »
labor day

Labor Day Reflections

This celebration was designated a national holiday in 1894 in honor of all of the hardworking laborers in the country and the struggles they faced to secure fundamental human rights and safe working conditions. More than 100 years later, however, workers are still fighting these same kinds of battles.

Read More »
embodying sacred economics 1

Embodying Sacred Economics

By intentionally using our resources (and money), we redefine the terms of this social agreement for ourselves so that we might begin to shift as a whole. What is a resource after all, if not a REturn to SOURCE?

Read More »
Copy of Firefly Austin edits 183 of 224 1

Sun Down Gatherings: A Call to Community

At Firefly, evening fires honor the connection to our human ancestors in community-centered circles to integrate and embody what we experienced that day. Learn more about the importance of our evenings together below!

Read More »
Screenshot 20230603 233612

Firefly Gathering 2022 Annual Report

2022 was Firefly Gathering’s first year back to the annual gathering since COVID, and we had the second annual gathering since receiving our 501c3 nonprofit status. Over the last three years since becoming a nonprofit, Firefly Gathering has grown and is blossoming with new vigor! Read the 2022 annual report here!

Read More »