Posts Tagged ‘joanna macy’

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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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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E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

Posted June 4th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

The new E.P.A. rules are not enough to avoid climate catastrophe. Meanwhile, climate change is only one aspect of the larger crisis of ecological overshoot, and that requires a whole new approach to how humans learn to live within the limits of the planet. Part of that is changing what we mean by the “quality of life.”

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Home from Alberta – changed

Posted September 20th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Friends, “changed” barely begins to describe the inner journey that went in tandem with the outer – the pilgrimage along the Athabasca River from its origins in the Columbia Icefields inside Jasper National Park to the tar sands industrial site in the region of Ft. McMurray and Ft. McKay. Read on…

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