Reposted from Collapsing Into Consciousness (http://www NULL.collapsingintoconsciousness NULL.com/gratitude-for-beauty-lost/)
This essay is intended to be but a nudge in the direction of greater awareness, and not an in-depth exposition of the challenges that we face as a species. …
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Reposted from RESILIENCE.Org (http://www NULL.resilience NULL.org/stories/2013-01-28/deep-thought-jan-28)
There is a list.
A terrible and shameful list.
A list that will break your damn heart in half if you have the courage to look at it.
A list that …
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Painting: Chagall’s Lovers Red Background
Reposted from COMMON DREAMS (http://www NULL.commondreams NULL.org/view/2013/01/25-7)
(or how ‘What we speak becomes the house we live in’)
“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.” – Albert Camus:…
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The human soul is hungry for beauty; we seek it everywhere—in landscape, music, art, clothes, furniture, gardening, companionship, love, religion, and in ourselves.
Since its publication in 2004, I have been enthralled with John O’Donohue’s extraordinary book, Beauty: …
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On some level, it is tempting to say, “goodbye and good riddance” to 2012. For all the positive experiences it may have brought us, those were overshadowed by losses that will live with us for a very long time. But …
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We cannot be cured apart from the planet
In a world of unprecedented resource depletion, climate change, and economic catastrophe unseen since the Great Depression, each day manifests yet another reduction in energy, materials, services, …
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