Posts Tagged ‘ecological hope’

Look, hope depends on us

Posted April 16th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Look, hope depends on us

[Breaking News 4-17: E.P.A. to clear way for regulation of greenhouse gases.] Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: When people ask me, but where is your hope?  or, more challengingly, do you have hope?  I often find myself drawing a breath, asking if I am certain of my answer.  I have written (in Living […]

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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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A hurting world

Posted March 7th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on A hurting world

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We are living in a world of hurt.  Each day, the news is grimmer and it is clear we are in for a very rough ride over the next few years.  This economic meltdown is a dramatic manifestation of how we have lived beyond sustainability in nearly every […]

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Destroy or protect: ecological choices on today’s front page

Posted March 1st, 2009 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I hope we save newspapers.  They are crucial as a lens to our world. So, this morning, on the front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, we were confronted with one of those contrasts that clarifies the larger picture.  We face choices in how we are going to […]

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