Posts Tagged ‘thomas berry’

Facing the despair fully so that the real healing can begin

Posted April 2nd, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning: Last week’s essay on the latest setback regarding mountaintop removal coal mining,  ‘Unbearable Grief’, haunted me for days. Still does now that I call it up again. I think I am horrified not just by the blowing up of entire mountains, laying waste to natural beauty, to […]

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Embracing what can no longer be undone – the anthropocene

Posted May 27th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Embracing what can no longer be undone – the anthropocene

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Friends, I wanted to share something as we move into the Memorial Day weekend. Lacking the time for a thoughtful essay before the weekend begins, I then came upon an article referenced in a post on Andrew Revkin’s DotEarth blog. It appeared in the journal, The Economist, not […]

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Hope does abide, it has a dwelling place

Posted February 10th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday evening I had the privilege to present to a graduate class at Marquette University. The class is called, ‘Models of Sustainability,’ taught/led by Dr. Robert Pavlik, Ph.D.  Dr. Pavlik is assistant director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning in the College of Education at Marquette. […]

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The essential cultural divide

Posted January 17th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This morning I received an email from a friend and colleague taking issue with one sentence from my previous post. In writing about how we are not prepared to address our multiple ecological crises, I note that one reason is this: “We aren’t making good decisions about any […]

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