Elder Wisdom


21 Aug 2014

Cultivating Eco-Mind

A few hundred years ago, the world was flat  to some of our ancestors. Now, the world is a globe—and it makes a difference!  Shared ideas about truth and reality create our common sense of the world, our sense of...

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03 Feb 2014

Pete Seeger (1919-2014)

Pete Singer, the singer, folk-song collector and songwriter who spearheaded an American folk revival and spent a long career championing folk music as both a vital heritage and a catalyst for social change, died Monday, January 27, 2014. He was...

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24 Sep 2013

Elder Activism

Bringing Young and Old to the Climate Fight By Bill McKibben, Founder of 350.org It always seems to me that different groups can bring different things to the climate fight — not completely different, but subtly so, in ways that reflect...

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05 Aug 2013

America the Soulful: Midsummer 2013

“America the Beautiful” tugs at my heart in summer concerts.     Yet with spacious skies of fire and smoke, fields besieged by drought and fruits by flood, with heat waves from sea to shining sea, it is Ray Charles’...

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03 May 2013

Dreams for Care of Earth

Can our dreams give us intimations of our need to respond to our wider environmental crisis? Let us consider several dreams reflecting environmental threats.  This first dream, Diamonds and Tornado, is from Paco Mitchell: I am in a house with several others. ...

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