Tag Archives: Work that Reconnects

Doom & Bloom: Reflections on Climate Grief

The Unitarian Society, East Brunswick, NJ August 11, 2019 Perhaps you know in your body.  Perhaps you know in your head.  Perhaps you know in what Buddhists call your heartmind, that deep place of coherence beyond the binary, beyond the … Continue reading

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Weaving Stories of Beloved Community – Part I (sermon)

Let me begin with gratitude. Gratitude for this moment, for this breath. Gratitude to finally be here with you. Let me speak gratitude for the many kindnesses and gestures of generosity that have been already extended to me and to … Continue reading

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Guest Houses of Old and of Today

Once a month I conduct what I call A Ritual of Gratitude and Letting Go.  It is based on the four-point spiral that guides the Work That Reconnects of Joanna Macy.  The WTR is focused on spiritual engagement with climate … Continue reading

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How of Now: Holding this Earth, Our Gratitude, Our Pain (sermon)

First Parish Church of Groton, April 26, 2015  Audio version here. Perhaps you know this parable, which invites us to see with new eyes, or eyes that are willing to see newly: There once was a simple farmer who lived … Continue reading

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