Warrior's Quest describes
a vision and a set of spiritual practices. Earthfolk
awoke at a moment of transformation, which typically involves a break-down and
All of a sudden, we clearly
saw how we had been raised, educated and spiritually advised to live
according to this Warrior's Quest vision and spiritual practices.
We were forced to confront how each of
us had pledged allegiance and bowed our heads and
bent our knees in adoration of its god and faith. It
was a moment of life-changing challenge where we had to acknowledge
and take responsibility for how we had lived out
in our lives this Warrior's Quest.
It moved many to painfully shed
a lifestyle earned after a successful career or to leave a career in
progress or begin to live in such a way that family members and loved
ones expressed indifference to hostility towards their transformation.
The Warrior's Quest imagination is deeply
embedded in the individiual and communal psyche of most
people. The breakthrough to Earthfolk imagining
did—and you should anticipate will—exact a certain amount
The Warrior's Quest is
that has come to be the way through
almost every religious, theological or spiritual tradition
(East and West)
has interpreted and molded itself.
(Warrior's Quest Abrahamic
male gods images.)
While in these traditions there are stories,
practices, rituals and values expressed that mirror aspects of
the Earthfolk vision, practices and values, these
are but minor, subordinated or tolerated stories,
practices, etc., within the dominant Warrior's Quest tradition. For
example, despite Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, nonviolence is not the
dominant Christian practice. Likewise, despite the Buddhist concept
of karma and the call to do the least harm, it is not a predominantly
ecological or green movement. Hinduism's pantheon is replete with goddesses
but it is as mired in and expressed through patriarchal imaginings
as other major religions.