Posts Tagged ‘the great turning’

Light in the darkness – a solstice meditation

Posted December 21st, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Light in the darkness – a solstice meditation

At the end of a troubled year, and after COP21, what is the meaning of light in the darkness, of solstice, of the return of the sun, of stretching more light into these next coldest months of the year? And in these troubled times, how do we become light in a culture clinging to the darkness of ignorance, anxiety, and fear, walking blindly toward an abyss? Can we point our lights toward a new path for the human journey?

“Hope is about what is not predictable, what we see in dreams but is not yet realized, what we believe can be true even against the weight of the evidence. Hope is how we choose to live in this dance of darkness and light, in which we are gifted to be conscious participants. It is who we choose to be in the world, how we decide to act.”

One of the longest essays we’ve ever posted here. I hope you will take time for a long, reflective, contemplative read, then share your thoughts with us and our readers.

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When huge events keep coming at us…

Posted November 30th, 2015 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on When huge events keep coming at us…

In times of momentous change, this reflection to help us not lose heart.

“In the same way that we got into this mess incrementally, each of us playing our part (however unwillingly or in ignorance), we can start right where we are to shift the whole by working incrementally to change our role within that whole. “

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What in the world have we been doing for the past month?

Posted August 20th, 2015 in Blog, Featured, New Creation News Comments Off on What in the world have we been doing for the past month?

It’s been a rough summer for Earth news. Wildfires, drought, floods, killer heat waves, and more. And what have we been doing since we last posted? Well, have a look. See what we’re up to.

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We’re not destroying the planet, we’re destroying ourselves

Posted August 10th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on We’re not destroying the planet, we’re destroying ourselves

“I really don’t like this phrase, ‘Oh, we’re destroying the planet.’ No, we’re destroying ourselves.” – photographer J. Henry Fair

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