Posts Tagged ‘loaves and fishes’

Despair work

Posted June 22nd, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Despair work

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning If you are engaged in work around our planetary crisis, it’s hard not to despair when you read NY Times front page articles like this one from Thursday: Relief in Every Window, But Global Worry, Too “In the ramshackle apartment blocks and sooty concrete homes that line […]

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Brutality and cold harsh reality vs connection to the common fate of our humanity

Posted October 21st, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We have to decide this. The clash among these things poses one of the most essential questions of our time, which I posed in my book: What kind of human beings are we going to be as we go through turbulent transition? What kind of human beings are […]

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The looming threat of food shortage

Posted June 6th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Friends, this is a busy week, too busy for a truly thoughtful post, yet my heart is heavy with many worries and fears. We really are right up against it now, this threshold I tried to describe in my book (see sidebar). We are at the moment when […]

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Water as flashpoint in a world of growing scarcities

Posted July 14th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Water as flashpoint in a world of growing scarcities

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In my book, Living Beyond the ‘End of the World,’ a Spirituality of Hope, I focus a chapter on the growing links between our ecological crises and the threat of wars and other forms of social violence.  If we think oil has something to do with going to […]

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