Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

Passover for the Earth

Posted April 2nd, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Passover for the Earth

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday’s reflection focused on Holy Week. This evening, at sundown, Passover begins. These sacred days we celebrate each spring bring us back to our roots, the roots of us, of the human species, and the stories that give meaning to the human journey. They remind us of how […]

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The Passion of the Earth — a reflection for Holy Week

Posted April 1st, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on The Passion of the Earth — a reflection for Holy Week

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Back from a week in New England. It was a great trip — met many folks who care about the same things we do. New England is very sensitive to things like global warming. Here it was, typical late March — cold nights, cool-ish days, the old snow […]

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Its’ warm up there in the Midwest

Posted March 27th, 2007 in Blog 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I have a brief opportunity to post today, and there is so much to talk about. For one thing, it got a bit warm up there in the upper Midwest — low to mid 80s in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Yikes! I’m from there. This isn’t supposed to happen […]

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‘The stakes are as high as they can get…’

Posted March 17th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I like to mention particularly good books that I’m reading, and I have just begun a fascinating, if sobering, one — The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, by Thomas Homer-Dixon. Homer-Dixon is director of the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and […]

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