This is an account of a pilgrimage in remembrance of the 1914 Christmas Truce. In World War I, enemy forces left the safety of the trenches to the song “Silent Night” in their own language. Soldiers; sons, husbands, fathers wanted the peace beyond understanding. You are invited to follow the author’s pilgrimage to renew how we imagine the meaning of Christmas. Noel “New Sun” in Gaelic, has always been the unexpected birth of New Life in a most degraded, forgotten, even despised place. In our traditional telling, the savior was born into a forsaken shelter surrounded by animals. In the early 20th century, that unexpected location was No Man’s Land — the devastated landscape between the enemy trenches. This book is a recollection of the past in order to bring forth a more peaceful future.
Recovery of Culture, letter to the editor in Medina Gazette, August 16, 2017.
Phallos and the First Gulf War, March, 2016 : Minnesota Men’s Conference Website: Real Men, Real Words
Spotlight on Christopher Reynolds: Discover Norwalk, 9/3/2015
Sacredness of Earth and Sky Restored: Cleveland Plain Dealer, Sunday, August 16, 2015
Music is Sacred : Norwalk Reflector, Norwalk, Ohio (August 6, 2015)
Remembrance of the 1914 Christmas Truce, Braidedway.org
Holy Night, Silent Night, http://www.minnesotamensconference.com/real-words-real-men/, 2015
“Let the Beauty We Love Be What We Do: Organic Creativity in Teaching World Languages”, Organic Creativity in the Classroom: Teaching to Intuition in the Academics and the Arts, Ed. Jane Piirto. Waco: Prufrock Press, 2014.
Phallos and the Gulf War, Pt 1, Firestories: Further Thoughts on Radically Rethinking Mental Illness. Ed. M. Poore. 2013
“Faithfulness in Education”, The Holistic Embrace: The Fruits of our Practice. Ed. Paul Royes. (in preparation), 2011.
“Depth Psychology and Integrity”, with Jane Piirto, Morality, Ethics and Gifted Minds. Ed. Tracy Cross,
Don Ambrose. Boston: Springer, 2009.
“Honoring and Suffering the Thorn: Marking, Naming and Eldering”, with Jane Piirto, Roeper Review, 29, 45-53, 2007.
“Depth Psychology and Giftedness: Bringing Soul to the Field of Talent Development Education”,
with Jane Piirto, Roeper Review, 17, 164-171, 2005.
“A Gathering of Orphans: Struggling for Liberation and Awakening within the Goal.” Holistic Learning and Spirituality in Education: Breaking New Ground. pp. 207-214, New York: SUNY, 2005.
“Two Lyrics (Monticello & Orfeo)”, Alexandria 3: Journal of Western Cosmological Traditions, 2003.
“Mentoring Artistic Adolescents through Expressive Therapy”, Clearing House, 64, 83-86, 1997.