The Wednesday Worm

Christopher Durao
A Closer Look and New Perspectives

A Closer Look and New Perspectives

Hi I’m Chris. I’m the creator of Resilience.  Resilience is a lot of things, it’s a movement, it’s a community. But it’s also a really meaningful word, it’s my favorite word, actually. Resilience is the ability to bounce back, to pick yourself up, out of whatever stuff you been dealt. The symbolism of the worm in my logo here is about healing. Worms have this incredible regenerative property so that when facing drama like being cut in half, they regenerate and become more than they were previously. And that’s exactly like us humans. When we go through tough dark shit,...

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Christopher Durao
Half a year of 'The Gathering of the Rain-Dwellers'

Half a year of 'The Gathering of the Rain-Dwellers'

Hello everyone! If you are a continued supporter of Resilience, I want to thank you for showing up here and investing in all that I do. I am very grateful for you and it is everyone of you that make this community so ineffably full of value and support for us all. If you are new to Resilience and the mission I have set out upon, I'd like to catch you up!

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Sarah Smith
My Journey: How Spirituality Changed My Life

My Journey: How Spirituality Changed My Life

Hey fam, it’s Sarah! I could honestly probably write an entire book on this topic, but I’ll do my best to sum everything up (and not miss important details of course). Spirituality, specifically Shamanism, singlehandedly changed the course of my life, and I want to share some of my journey with all of you. I’m seriously so passionate about it. If you’ve had a conversation with me or spent more than a few hours with me, you’ll know this to be true.

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Christopher Durao
Six Years

Six Years

Hey Rain-Dwellers,  I am writing this on August 6, and on this day six years ago, I returned to America from my almost year long deployment with my fellow brothers and sisters in arms. Sometimes it seems another lifetime ago, and other times, it seems just yesterday. War is not something most people should experience, but because of it, my companions and I were forever shaped differently. It has affected us all in our own ways. There is a high statistic regarding veteran suicide, twenty-two a day, and since being home, my army unit lost a good soldier to this...

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