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Ecology and Morality ~ Reconfiguring our Moral Compass

It’s giving me much pleasure to speak to the local Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. I am grateful for the invitations. Edward O. Wilson is a remarkable biologist-slash-ecologist who introduced himself to his audience of a 2007 TED talk in this way: “I’ve come on a special mission on behalf of my constituency, which are the 10-to-the-18th-power Read More…

Spirituality and Ecology ~ The Partnership

I want to introduce my friend Steve Blackmer to the readers of Restoring the Waters. Were I pressed to give the substance of embodiment to the intersection of spirituality and ecology, it would look pretty much like Steve. Steve’s about to graduate from the Yale Divinity School, probably as big a surprise to him as Read More…

Earth, Water, Wind, & Fire ~ The Missing Thread in the Environmental Movement

I debated a long time whether or not to post a talk I gave recently, at the invitation of the Kearsarge Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. As the content itself is appropriate for the “space between”, I don’t feel as though there is an integrity issue here. The “don’t do it” concerns were: one) it’s long; and Read More…

Eco-spirituality ~ A Colleague Newly Met

I want to introduce you to a woman with a passionate heart for the most vulnerable among us, the creatures whose lives and habitat we humans continue to place “beneath our feet.” LoraKim has boundless energy and compassion for all life-forms, as you will see from her short bio below. I have linked this site Read More…

Winter Solstice Celebration ~ December 22, 2011

I know it’s late, but the winter solstice is on the 22nd, not the 21st, this year, so I thought I’d post this Order of Celebration in case anyone was casting around for one. This would have to be adapted to your own situation, of course, because this particular ceremony was designed for a particular Read More…

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