In the agonizing climate of the burning of the Amazon rainforest, Michael Meade resurrects an ancient myth from a small tribe along the Amazon River. The tale of “Icanchu's Drum” describes a cosmic fire that reduces the entire earth into cinders only to have nature become revitalized from a single green tendril that grows from the charcoal remainder of a once grand tree.
As Meade reminds us, there are critical times when myth and fact come together and a deeper understanding of the interconnections of life becomes essential in order for us to avoid the complete deforestation and senseless degradation of life on Earth.
Thank you for listening to Living Myth. If you would like to hear Michael Meade in person, he will be leading a series of events this fall that weave myths of renewal, tales of transformation and a resounding call to find unity and wholeness in this time of conflict and confusion. Tickets are on sale now for events in Oregon and will soon be available for events in Washington and California. Learn more at mosaicvoices.org/events
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