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Video: Indigenous Elders Predicted Climate Crisis. Will Native Voices Finally Be Heard?

Indigenous communities are among the most vulnerable to climate change, yet they still struggle to be heard by governments around the world. Their spiritual teachings might help civilization to change course and prevent disaster.

July 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Rita D. Sherma: The Links Between Spirituality and Climate Change

Dr. Sherma explains the core ideas behind “green spirituality,” how religion and environmental protection are closely intertwined, and the role faith can play in restoring hope amid the drumbeat of discouraging environmental news.

March 17, 2022 · 1 Comment

Thomas Merton: Prayer

My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going.
I do not see the road ahead of me.
I cannot know for certain where it will end.

April 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Elizabeth West: Living Like It Matters — Silver Linings in the Very Dark Cloud of Climate Catastrophe

Death offers wise and consoling advice if you have the courage to listen. We actually do not have all the time in the world, so I am going to be … Continue reading

February 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

John Samuel Tieman: The Greater Love Of Stanley Rother

News of the Catholic Church is so appalling these days that it is fair to ask, of any Catholic, why are you still a member of The Church? So this … Continue reading

November 25, 2018 · 6 Comments

Carolyn Gregory: Surrounded by Atheists

For years, I listened to their prattle about secular humanism and “the big picture”,   listened to their arguments about how the holocaust certainly suggests that God had died or … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Emrys Westacott: The Simple Life

Why less is more — more or less. The good life is the simple life. Among philosophical ideas about how we should live, this one is a hardy perennial; from … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · 1 Comment

George Monbiot: Channelling the Joy

In defending the natural world, we should be honest about our motivations – it’s love that drives us, not money. Who wants to see the living world destroyed? Who wants … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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