Before and after Trump, we still have a serious Climate Crisis

While there is much to celebrate in seeing Trump and his minions falling apart before our eyes,  and his bases withering in the face of mass protest,  we still have a huge problem: This Climate Crisis ( Actually, even more so now that so many have effectively loosened their grip on due diligence on continuing to fight for sanity in Continue Reading

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Seeing Climate Crisis Denial as a Pastoral Care Issue

This article on Climate Crisis Denial (http://projectearth.us/why-you-shouldnt-call-climate-deniers-stupid-1797860254) and the comments on this shared by the folks at Years of Living Dangerously (see https://www.facebook.com/YearsOfLiving/posts/1462319603855093 )   highlights something else the church will have to start taking seriously as we try to comprehend and respond to the denial of our ecological situation in this culture. This is a matter of utmost importance Continue Reading

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No Is Not Enough: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and beyond

I am struck this morning, while reading Naomi Klein’s account of various uprisings in different countries being saddled with austerity/shock treatments, that our country may well have brought on the Trump phenomenon by basically missing the opportunity to self-correct ,or heed the voices crying out during the Occupy movement of 2011-2012. Five years down the road, when the camps are Continue Reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To Our Mother who birthed our human race and everything in with which we live

We can and do remember mothers who are no longer with us in the way we were accustomed, as supportive, nurturing physical and emotional presence as we made our way in the world. But as that physical presence moves on, we can also look to our mother earth, whose physicality keeps nurturing us, and from whose life we and our Continue Reading

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