Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

The planet is also so beautiful!

Posted June 24th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Threatened, endangered, abused, battered, exploited, degraded — all those things, yes. But also – so beautiful, this planet of ours. My niece sent me this photo — a rainbow over the Chicago lake shore at Lincoln Park: Wow, no? It’s a “wow!” for sure. So much difficult news, […]

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Weather extremes becoming the norm

Posted June 20th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Weather extremes becoming the norm

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: One person reading my book commented that what I’m saying sounds like, “The sky is falling, the sky is falling!! Except that it’s really falling.” That’s how some see the scenario laid out in the book (Living Beyond the ‘End of the World’) in the context of this […]

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Oil and water

Posted June 16th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Oil and water

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Everything we need to live seems to be under siege these days. Water — too much of it (central Midwest), too little of it (the West and Southeast); oil prices in the stratosphere; food prices rising inexorably — because of too much water and the high cost of […]

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There are no words…

Posted June 13th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on There are no words…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: There are so many ways that we are reminded that we are not apart from Nature, that we are immersed in it, elements of it. We think we control it, and then it controls us. The piles of trash in the alley behind my Mother’s house — rolled […]

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