“When I speak to people in extreme poverty they tell me…It’s not so much the lack of a job that despairs me, or the lack of bread on the table…It’s in the contempt of my fellow citizens. It is this contempt that lies between Despair and Justice and Basic Human Rights.” Fr. Joseph Widlenski
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What’s Really Happening?
Humanity’s Next Chapter in the Face of Climate Change and Other Wicked Problems
In the light of what’s happening in this chaotic world today I feel moved to tell my story with all it’s different facets, because my main hope is that the reader will see the human face of the marginalized. Then hopefully gain a more compassionate understanding of all those who live on the margins of society.
Earth Day #51
Our Earth has clearly suffered continued damage under the watch of my generation since Earth Day first appeared. It’s also clear that the generation now maturing will need to grapple with its effects and ensure a healthy, sustainable future.
Exploring the Cracks
I love the State of Emergence podcasts that draw me into research about the subject being...
No Easy Road to Peace
It seems like an age ago, but in the run-up to the recent momentous US Presidential election, a...
Cosmic Hologram – Part 2
Part Two This blog piece refers to the recent State of Emergence podcast of the conversation...
Cosmic Hologram – Part 1
This blog piece refers to the recent State of Emergence podcast of the conversation between Terry Patten and Jude Currivan about Jude’s work regarding the Cosmic Hologram as it relates to the social experiment project of the New Republic of the Heart initiated by Terry.
Hidden Treasure 137
Introduction On Sunday, October 4, 2020, I sat down to listen to the State of Emergence podcast of...
Prisoners or Proponents of Change?
♦ ♦ Massive fires rage in the Amazon for the second year in a row. In fact, the total number of...
Navigating the Integral Way
If you’ve landed here on our blog site and haven’t heard of Ken Wilber, I’m inviting you to stay...
When we put ourselves in service to the highest good,...
Every Choice We Make Now Carries the Fate of the Universe
As the end of summer approached, I felt a strong urge to consciously create the conditions for...
Transforming Harmful Habits
Do you learn from stress? Can you see how a coping problem lies at the root of our climate...
The Vase and Warm Data
The Vase Almost three years ago, an elderly holy man and artist I was acquainted with was...
Love Waking Up to Itself
As Love meets Love in form, as it recognizes itself, it spreads everywhere waking itself up to its...
Epidemic Knowledge as Wisdom
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." ~ George Santayana It feels as...
Recently, I had a morning conversation with my New Republic of the Heart dyad partner about prayer...
Cycles of Humanity: When Do We Rest?
After studying and contemplating racism in the United States, the pandemic, the Shoah, Apartheid, Central American internal wars, Irish strife, and South American death squads, all I can say is: I still do not understand.
White is an illusion
a poem inspired by dream
Outside my work-space windows there is a view of trees; trees that are beautiful now in mid-June,...
On the afternoon of Memorial Day, May 25, 2020, I sat down at my sewing machine to make a wall...
BOOK REVIEW – The Burglary – The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI by Betty Medsger
The book tells the incredible story of eight private citizen-patriots who, in 1971, achieved what the checks and balances of the United States government was too timid to do: reveal a massive campaign of criminal suppression of American citizens by J. Edgar Hoover’s secret FBI.
Making the Transition from Warrior to Lover
I'm grateful to have found a community of people in the New Republic of the Heart who are willing...
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