Bearing witness enables us to publicly testify about the suffering of our world based upon firsthand observation. It informs our actions to change the world and to alleviate suffering.
Take a deep breath and feel your connection to the Earth and all that surrounds you. Know that your life makes a difference and that you are in part responsible for the state of our world. Know that you are good enough to do this holy work.Read More
This is a time for revolution. The climate crisis threatens to destroy much of our planet and we face an environmental catastrophe unprecedented in human history. We are coming to realize that the extraction of valued resources, so central to capitalism and modern industrial civilization, is destroying countless ecosystems. Let us struggle together to transform our social systems and to create a just, compassionate and sustainable society.Read More
The heart of this spiritual practice is a guided meditation, in which we take a journey back through deep time to explore the evolutionary pathways of the atoms in our bodies and the previous life forms from which we have descended. Perhaps some of our atoms emerged almost fourteen billion years ago briefly after the Big Bang, while others emerged from generations of supernova. Moving forward we imagine each of our predecessors as ancestors, whether these ancestors are bacteria, sponges, fish or lizards.Read More
With each action that we take, we make the world. With each action we take, we potentially make the world better or worse. Our ordinary activities count. For it is through these everyday behaviors that the social world is constituted as an orderly event.Read More