Posts Tagged ‘ecological hope’

In some places, the world really is coming to an end

Posted April 26th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Right? I mean, Missouri, Arkansas, western Texas – it really is the end for some folks, homes, whole communities, burned, torn apart by tornadoes, flooded out by rain totals of 15 inches or more over 4 days and more to come. In inundated and damaged areas of Missouri, […]

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Back to my question

Posted April 11th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Back to my question

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish Yes, back to the basic question of this project, the climax of the book out of which it emerged (see sidebar): What kind of human beings will we be as we go through the crisis? What I wrote a week ago has stayed with me, and with some […]

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Hope does abide, it has a dwelling place

Posted February 10th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday evening I had the privilege to present to a graduate class at Marquette University. The class is called, ‘Models of Sustainability,’ taught/led by Dr. Robert Pavlik, Ph.D.  Dr. Pavlik is assistant director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning in the College of Education at Marquette. […]

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New year, new challenges: Not much changed with the hanging of the new calendar on my wall

Posted January 3rd, 2011 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I think I like celebrating the cycles of nature more than the human-made calendar year. It has much more significance, more resonance, as it were. It is us in tune with the real. These numbers, our appointment books and calendars – they help organize our busy lives but […]

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