From the Editor
There are four stories of journeys in this edition of our newsletter. One of them began when Jim Miller, a Native spiritual leader and Vietnam veteran, got a dream: "When you get a dream from God, you listen."... [more]
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Oh his solo bicycle ride across the U.S. Zilong said, "I had no experience biking. The longest I rode a bike before was for two hours." He vowed not to use money for lodging, so each night of his two and a half month journey he knocked on the doors of strangers and asked to camp in their backyards. Each night a door opened. When I interviewed Zilong, he was three days away from embarking on an even grander bicycle odyssey...
"I met Jim Miller in 2005 at a sweat lodge. Later Jim pulled me aside and shared a dream. He was riding on a horse across South Dakota and Minnesota and saw a group of Dakota men singing. Then he witnessed an execution in his dream. Later he learned he'd dreamt of the largest mass execution in U.S. history in Mankato, MI on Dec. 26, 1862. He said, 'I'm wondering if you could help me make a film to connect with our youth.' It was one of those things where chills go up your spine." ...