Posts Tagged ‘industrial growth economy’

born for these times in which we live…

Posted March 16th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on born for these times in which we live…

I mean, for what other times would we be born other than the ones we are actually in? And, knowing that, can we also believe that we have what we need to address the great challenges of our times? Can we trust that we have been given what we need to bring about the great transition?

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The Meaning of Flipping Over the Calendar Year

Posted December 31st, 2014 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Some thoughts for the new year…

While turning the page on the calendar year is no big deal in Earthly terms, may it be for us part of a bigger turning, from what David Korten and Joanna Macy call the” Great Unraveling” to the “Great Turning,” to the age in which humans rediscover themselves as participants in an ongoing creative process in which we are not masters but channels, a process full of unfathomable mystery and breathtaking beauty.

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The urgency rises…

Posted December 7th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The urgency rises…

Until we fully appreciate that global climate change means that these kinds of disasters have global dimensions and dynamics in which we all participate, we will be missing one of the major aspects of ecological hope. I can’t just fix my “environment” here locally and think the problem is fixed. Unless we engage even this fiercely local work with action and advocacy for an entirely different way of being human on this planet, our local efforts are likely to be overwhelmed by future disasters driven by these larger climate influences, along with our unsustainable demands on the planet to support a way of life that simply cannot be supported – not ethically, morally, or even physically – it is not possible.

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how to talk about a deteriorating planet in an election year

Posted June 15th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning I don’t know. I wish I could tell you…  Ha! I don’t mean that completely, but obviously we are not going to have a meaningful national conversation anytime soon about the fact that we now require 1.5 earths to continue living as humans do right now, or […]

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