Tag Archives: EveryDay Sacred

Life Beyond Hope (aka, What if the Worst Really Happens)

Just today, a new IEA (International Energy Agency) report issued a bleak warning about the climate future, stating that the window of staving off the worst consequences is extremely short: five years.  Based on what I’ve read elsewhere, I have … Continue reading

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Change

For more than two years now, I’ve been writing The Sustainable Soul on an (almost) weekly basis. Before that, it was a weekly column on another website since 2007.  Within these four years, I’ve also written a book on eco-spirituality … Continue reading

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Insights on Imperfection

Greetings all. It’s good to be back. My month away from the blog proved to be restful in a spiritual sense, if not physically restful.  Life is as busy as ever, as my first child prepares to graduate high school, and I … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Dawn Kirk: When Shrubs Shimmy- Stories on Holiness and Home

This week, guest blogger Dawn Kirk joins us. Thanks, Dawn!  Visit her at  her blog, Imagine the Shift,  at  http://dawnkirkimaginetheshift.blogspot.com/   “Holiness” This week I noticed the evergreen just outside the window shaking . This particular shrub hasn’t thrived like its … Continue reading

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One Tree is Enough

  As I opened my eyes, I saw the delicate pink cherry blossoms in full bloom outlined against a clear blue sky. Green leaves accented the perfect flowers, and the whole scene was bright with springtime energy.  A little too … Continue reading

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The Soul Forest

  Note to the reader: to celebrate the release of The Sustainable Soul:  Eco-Spiritual Reflections and Practices, I’ve decided to pause and have a look back at this blog’s beginnings. The piece below is adapted from the very first Sustainable … Continue reading

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Poverty and Riches

Are you rich or poor?  At first glance, you might answer that question based on your economic situation at the moment. With a little more thought, you might conclude that the best things in life aren’t things, and that you … Continue reading

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It All Depends on Your Point of View

Like much of the United States, my corner is covered by a blanket of snow at the moment. It’s a beautiful sight. On my walk yesterday, I saw clumps of snow stuck to the northwest side of the trees where the wind had … Continue reading

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EarthPause, Part 2- Experiments in Meditation

Last week, in a (perhaps a little overboard) personal moment here on the blog, I confessed that my “normal” state of existence is stressed and just a tad busy.  After rambling on a bit, an idea occurred to me and I … Continue reading

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EarthPause

Busy?  Me too. Let’s see… I’ve got three very active teenagers, one of whom is a senior in the midst of college applications and visits. Add on my elderly parents, one with Alzheimer’s, who live 100 miles away and need help (I’m … Continue reading

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