Posts Tagged ‘gaia’

So now what?

Posted July 20th, 2016 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on So now what?

What is wrong with us? And why are we so impermeable to the changes roiling our planet?…

Has it been good to harm the world this way, to find meaning and spiritual journeying and faith and community and common purpose and love of Nature replaced with consumer stuff and shopping malls and poisoned water, land, and air, and cancer epidemics and the fragmentation of family, community, and village life?

Do we like this world as it is? And if not, why do we insist on believing that it must be like this, or that we can’t change it?

We can change it…

Some of the strongest bonds being developed between humans and all the sentient and non-sentient beings among whom they live are in the places where those humans are partnering with rivers, forests, wildlife, and more to defend the “places” where they live. We are beginning to “get it,” to understand on a very deep level that our very human existence and meaning itself depend upon the health of those relationships.

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Fire and smoke – more signs of the times

Posted July 10th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fire and smoke – more signs of the times

Wildires and rivers of smoke, record heat waves and floods – it’s time to start doing some serious reading of “the signs of the times” so that we can begin to find our way through the ecological crisis now unfolding across the planet.

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Today is still Earth Day, and I s’pect tomorrow will be, too

Posted April 23rd, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Today is still Earth Day, and I s’pect tomorrow will be, too

While more and more of us honor the sacredness of this planet and are awed by the rich complexity of life, the relationship itself opens a deep wound as we come to realize that virtually no part of Gaia is undamaged anymore because of what humans have done to make a “civilization” that is dependent upon doing more and more damage to our Mother…

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On the Ecology of Racism

Posted February 4th, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Zine Comments Off on On the Ecology of Racism

It has one – racism has an ecology. As I wrote a few days ago about fossil fuels, so of racism. What we said about ecology is that it is about “a web of interconnection, intricate, complex, ubiquitous, supporting” – in this case, supporting what? A way of being, entitlement and privilege, attitudes, identities, and […]

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