Posts Tagged ‘Passover’

Earth Day, Sacred Days, Many Risings

Posted April 22nd, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Sorry for the long silence. My computer was victim of a massive virus invasion that had to be cleaned up from scratch. I am still recovering stuff. Who are these people that think this fun or interesting? Anyway, that and a trip to DC to give a workshop […]

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Renewal of life

Posted April 3rd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I wrote a few days ago that I would comment again before the end of the week about Obama’s decision to allow offshore drilling.  But I don’t want to.  It is a holy week for many, Passover, Easter, spring renewals of all sorts.  I think we’re all in […]

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Blessing for the Sun

Posted April 9th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Blessing for the Sun

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday Jews around the world got up at dawn to recite the Birkat HaHamma, a Blessing for the Sun, a prayer of gratitude to the God that created, well, everything.  It happens every 28 years when the sun returns to the point in the sky where, according to […]

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The Sacredness of Spring

Posted April 3rd, 2009 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Human communities for as long as we have known them, through thousands of years of cultures come and gone, have set aside spring as a sacred time, a time of rebirth and renewal.  Of course!  That’s what spring is! As we face yet another prediction of accumulating snow […]

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