Posts Tagged ‘Easter’

Easter Dawn

Posted March 31st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Easter Dawn

Spring is celebrated as a time of hope and renewal in religious and cultural traditions down through the ages. What does that mean in a time of ecological crisis? The human species is destroying its habitat, source of all meaning, culture, passion, art, religions, and spiritualities. We seem bent on it now. Yet, here it is, spring, with signs of renewal all around us. Can we restore our experience of our dependence upon and interconnectedness with nature before we rip it to so many shreds that it can no longer hold us?

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Renewal of life

Posted April 3rd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I wrote a few days ago that I would comment again before the end of the week about Obama’s decision to allow offshore drilling.  But I don’t want to.  It is a holy week for many, Passover, Easter, spring renewals of all sorts.  I think we’re all in […]

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The Sacredness of Spring

Posted April 3rd, 2009 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Human communities for as long as we have known them, through thousands of years of cultures come and gone, have set aside spring as a sacred time, a time of rebirth and renewal.  Of course!  That’s what spring is! As we face yet another prediction of accumulating snow […]

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