Courage Earth Retreat
For those of you who might not yet be familiar with the work of The Center for Courage and Renewal, I… [more]
For All the “Bostons”
I was going to write today about the aging and broken grey poplar at the southwest corner of our house,… [more]
Courage Earth ~ Invitation to a Retreat
with thanks to Rex Nelson for his photographs
If you are reading this and know nothing about… [more]
Rainforest Eco-activist R.I.P.
“We don’t always know exactly what it is that creates social change. It takes everything from science… [more]
Mapping and Mindfulness
I did not know I had a passion for maps and map-making until 2007, when Ira Flatow interviewed Vincent… [more]
Science provides us today, in exquisite detail, not only the damage we have inflicted upon the ecosystem(s) of the planet but the consequences as well. Why then, are we not changing our behavior? Are we feeling environmentally helpless in our ability to make changes that make a difference?
What if there was a process that would move us from our sense of environmental helplessness to a state of eco-spiritual awakening and eco-activist empowerment that would bring about profound change?
Restoring the Waters offers people this mind-and-heart-changing process through art, poetry, music, ritual, philosophy, and even theology (when useful). Through this process, we become empowered as we remember that the earth community is sacred, begin to understand creation spiritually – according all life forms, human and non-human, their true sacramental value.
Restoring the Waters offers suggestions for action of all kinds – from personal or group reflection to restoration projects. The rich, dynamic potential of Restoring the Waters rests in the strength and diversity of the conversations I hope to engage. I invite you to participate!