Fred Coyote’s Blog 2018-10-08T13:03:45+00:00

Grandma, why aren’t you going to heaven? — How religious ideology had me condemning my enlightened grandmother

By | August 3rd, 2017|

“Grandma, why aren’t you going to heaven?” I was 11 at the time, and was sitting on the front porch of Grandmother’s small trailer watching the people and cars go by. The smell of lilac and tea rose perfume wafted over from her. White permanented hair glinted in the sunlight. Perfect Oregon summer days demand divine

Is ‘Happily Ever After’ a Myth?

By | February 1st, 2016|

“Meet my other half, Susan.” The couple had just entered the room to work with me on spicing up their relationship. “You mean your other whole?” I quipped back. So often, I find that partners who struggle with intimacy, communication, ruts and discord are basing their relationship on stories that simply do not work in