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Talking about New Creation in Western PA amidst the fracking boom

Posted January 15th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Talking about New Creation in Western PA amidst the fracking boom

Yes, and that is hard. It is painful. I was here last August, with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary at their precious place called Villa Maria. They have been here for more than 150 years and you feel it from the moment you arrive – or at least I did the first time. […]

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The Meaning of Flipping Over the Calendar Year

Posted December 31st, 2014 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Some thoughts for the new year…

While turning the page on the calendar year is no big deal in Earthly terms, may it be for us part of a bigger turning, from what David Korten and Joanna Macy call the” Great Unraveling” to the “Great Turning,” to the age in which humans rediscover themselves as participants in an ongoing creative process in which we are not masters but channels, a process full of unfathomable mystery and breathtaking beauty.

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Darkness and Light

Posted December 23rd, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Darkness and Light

This has been a sacred time of year just about as far back as we can find traces of human culture. Through millenia when people were far more connected to the natural rhythms of our planet, cultures have acknowledged the moment when the longest darkness begins to relent to the lengthening light, a perennial dance […]

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Wisconsin is linchpin for the fracking industry

Posted December 5th, 2014 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Yes, it’s true – my state. Not because we have oil and gas. We don’t. We don’t have fossil fuels at all. Everything we burn is imported from somewhere else. We burn coal, we burn natural gas, we burn oil – but we have none of those things. But we do have something desperately needed […]

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