Tag Archives: ecological issues

The Moment – Margaret Atwood

‘The moment when, after many years of hard work and a long voyage you stand in the centre of your room, house, half-acre, square mile, island, country, knowing at last how you got there, and say, I own this, is … Continue reading

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Xiuhtezcatl Martinez of Earth Guardians, speaking to the U.N. in Paris

The writer finds it deeply disturbing to hear this 15 year old boy speak with passion about what affects us all, while the adults behind him disregard both him and his message…The comments on the video published on the internet tell … Continue reading

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Jason Hine on feeling the pain of the world

https://www.facebook.com/groups/30282864810/permalink/10153124827924811/ A post of Jason’s to the Facebook page for The Work That Reconnects (Joanna Macy). The writer feels a personal resonance with this, and it is also a theme that comes up in therapy sessions/other contexts. As Rogers identified … Continue reading

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The age of loneliness is killing us – George Monbiot

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/14/age-of-loneliness-killing-us Powerful piece by George Monbiot in the Guardian on how cultural structures, norms and values are eroding our sense of personhood, belonging, interconnection, and denying us the one essential condition if we are to thrive – love. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Mutiny of the Soul – Charles Eisenstein

http://beyondmeds.com/2015/01/22/mutiny-of-the-soul/ Click on the link to visit http://www.beyondmeds.com, and this wonderful article by Charles Eisenstein. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Bonnie Bright – Trauma and Homecoming: Finding a Sense of Place in the Space of Trauma

http://www.depthinsights.com/Depth-Insights-scholarly-ezine/trauma-and-homecoming-finding-a-sense-of-place-in-the-space-of-trauma-by-bonnie-bright/ Click on the link to visit this fascinating and profound article by Bonnie. It’s a long read, well worth the investment of time and energy. She begins with the choice of the U’wa people in Colombia, faced with the … Continue reading

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Roopaantar – Metamorphosis by Radha Pandey

Lovely short animated film from Radha Pandey. The story was adapted from a Japanese folktale, (translated by Rafe Martin) called ‘Green Willow’. The music is called “Wanting Peace” by Nawang Khechog. Here’s the Blake quote from the end:- “The tree which … Continue reading

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