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Noam Chomsky: liberation ecology

By Javier Sethness, Truthout, April 15, 2014 – There can be little doubt about the centrality and severity of the environmental crisis in the present day. 6,101 more words


Trace James to teach at Under the Trees in Minnetonka

I am continuously thankful that God has created us all different!  We each have been given different gifts, abilities and interests which help prepare us for becoming who God created us to be.   248 more words

Spirituality - Spiritual Journey

A Quick Run Round The Dandelion Field

“Can I have some of your weeds?” I said to Malcolm as we picked up our weekly veg box from his smallholding.
“How much is it worth?” he laughed. 277 more words

Reconnection With Nature

Books - Tools for Conviviality

Libraries are about much more than books.

Granted, there are caveats to such a declaration. After all, there are rare book libraries, manuscript collections, and many types of libraries that remain truly and narrowly focused around books (and printed materials). 1,449 more words


Writing, Kayaking, and Feeling God

It is an unheard of moment: April and I have time alone to write and kayak.  Normally Hilton Head Island wouldn’t me my choice of personal retreat, but a “free” trip to accompanying my husband for a work conference was impossible to turn down.   644 more words

Spirituality - Spiritual Journey

Newsletter – April, 2014

Flight MH370
Shortly before midnight on March 6 I departed Kuala Lumpur on board a Boeing 777 bound for Tucson, via Tokyo and Los Angeles. That was just 26 hours ahead of the mysterious flight MH370 which departed from the same airport just after midnight on March 8 and has become the object of a massive search and equally massive speculation. 724 more words