Posts Tagged ‘new creation’

Reconsidering, reassessing, seeing ahead

Posted October 23rd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish You’ve probably noticed I haven’t posted in a while. If you haven’t noticed, then something ain’t right here, because we would want you to miss these posts, no? I’ve been pondering the future of this project lately, feeling the need to engage more fiercely […]

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Storm – a reflection

Posted May 4th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Storm – a reflection

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning Yesterday a very impressive line of thunderstorms rolled over Wisconsin. Some places saw a major dump of water – more than 3 inches of rain – closing down many highways and causing lots of havoc, along with straight line winds and plenty of lightning. Impressive, these forces […]

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Facing reality

Posted April 30th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Facing reality

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning “…the meaning we give to our emotional responses is of central importance. The perception of radical interconnectedness found in both Buddhism and systems thinking supports a reframing of our distress about world conditions. It helps us recognize how healthy a reaction this distress is and how necessary […]

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To change the culture, we have to shift values – and then begin to live them

Posted January 24th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As we wrote last time, changing a culture ain’t easy, but it needs to be done. While political leaders (or anti-leaders) continue pushing the agenda of economic growth to get us back on track to making the American Dream available to everyone – if they just work hard […]

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