Posts Tagged ‘tar sands oil’

What we are a part of, which is everything

Posted October 13th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What we are a part of, which is everything

Whatever we do or don’t do, we do or don’t do to everything. Toward an ethic of New Creation.

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How the worlds collide

Posted June 18th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on How the worlds collide

The beauty of nature and the longing for a quieter life come into conflict more and more with an industrial economy that encroaches on everything we need for life. Corporate interests and democracy are increasingly in conflict as quality of life and industrialization collide in a crowded world.

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What’s that definition of insanity again…?

Posted February 7th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What’s that definition of insanity again…?

The State Dept. environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline is only one indication of our government’s commitment to ramping up our fossil-fuel-based economy. From decisions about playing a far greater role in the refining, transport, and export of tar sands oil to continued encouragement of the fracking industry, despite severe drought and looming water scarcities, the US and Canada are collaborating on a global oil regimen that spells disaster for the planet. A deeper commitment to big changes in our lives and our culture is required if we hope to create a different future than this one.

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In the silence, a lot has happened

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

There is the silence that settles into the weight of hearts and spirits as we start seeing, more than imagining now, what climate change will actually look like … That’s a hard silence, one laced with fear, sorrow, and grief. We know now that this is not something we can recover from anymore, or reverse, or make go away. We have altered the planet…

There is the deep soul-silence that sits with the question, “What in the world have we done?” and there is a deep place in the human psyche, a deep inner space, a profoundly sobering silence, where that question goes to dwell.

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