Tag: climate change

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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21 Jun 2013

Early Summer Buzz

Early summer is prime time in the journey to the ground at our feet with warming days to stir both soil and soul. With summer solstice upon us, the dirt–under my fingernails, on my fresh produce–is as common as longer...

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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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31 Jan 2013

The Flood Next Time

The impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York and New Jersey in 2012 was an example of what educators call a “teachable moment.”  The storm got our attention. For some, it helped to connect the dots by showing how hurricane...

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08 Nov 2012

Honoring Resilience

  I would love to live Like a river flows Carried by the surprise Of its own unfolding. – John O’Donohue     I would love to flow like a river, yet I am tossed mercilessly by a mighty storm...

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