Posts Tagged ‘compassion’

Humbled by water

Posted August 30th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Humbled by water

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I don’t know if there is any force of nature before which I feel so awed as I do by water. The sheer force of it, how it combines with the force of gravity – that need to go downhill, that drive always to flow to the lowest […]

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As a culture, we are in such trouble

Posted August 12th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I served jury duty this past week. Now here is a window on the world – who ends up in a county criminal courtroom, what stories, what realities right here where one lives. What goes on hidden behind the poverty and hopelessness, the marginalization, the racism and other […]

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Another kind of heat hits our world: a reflection on Norway

Posted July 25th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The tragedy in Norway resonates across the globe, no? Something about this attack tells us something about our world. It tells us something about rising fears, a trend in racist and fundamentalist re-entrenchment, rightist groups digging societal foxholes and surrounding themselves with fierce defenses in order to ward […]

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I bow before the forces of nature

Posted May 24th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on I bow before the forces of nature

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Really, what else are you going to do? I bow, I kneel down before them. I weep for the people of the obliterated town of Joplin, Missouri, the neighborhoods carved through in Tuscaloosa, the reality of 834 confirmed tornadoes this year (reports are as high as 1,170) with […]

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