Harnessing the Power of Faith to Meet Eco-Anxiety

Harnessing the Power of Faith to Meet Eco-Anxiety

What is your community of wisdom doing for the environment? Are your faith leaders talking about climate change?   I was recently introduced to the work of Dekila Chungyalpa, a conservationist and practicing Buddhist who founded the Sacred Earth program at the World...
A New Consciousness is Possible

A New Consciousness is Possible

My generation is angry. And anxious. We’re in our 20s and 30s now, looking ahead to decades of living with the ever more destructive effects of climate change. We are scared. But we are also taking action.   Choosing to Not Look Away    According to a recent survey...
Stand with Our Jewish and Muslim Neighbors – Last Reflection

Stand with Our Jewish and Muslim Neighbors – Last Reflection

In 2017 I was fortunate enough to go to Israel/Palestine. One of the highlights for me was listening to the stories of Israelis and Palestinian parents who had buried their children as the result of violence. The Parent’s Circle is an organization that helps...
Stand with Our Jewish and Muslim Neighbors Part Two

Stand with Our Jewish and Muslim Neighbors Part Two

I began work to counter anti-Muslim bigotry for several reasons. First, I had learned of the roles that Lutheran Christians played in the Holocaust. A response to this required not just feelings but actions. Second, there were many organizations countering...