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we face, from climate chaos to nuclear war, none is so great as the deadening of our response.”
- Book: “Thinking Like A Mountain”, By John Seed, Joanna Macy, Arnes Naess and Pat FlemingPublished in 1988, this seminal text by John Seed, Joanna Macy, Arne Naess and Pat Fleming outlines their collective vision for Deep Ecology process. Originally referred to as a “Council of All Beings” these group therapeutic processes aimed at healing humanities’ illusion of separation from the natural world, as a response to the multifaceted challenges […]
- Practice: Breathing ThroughJoanna Macy offers the following practice as part of the preparatory work for the “Honouring our Pain for the world” component of The Work That Reconnects. https://newsociety.com/blogs/news/breathing-through Basic to most spiritual traditions is the recognition that we are not separate, isolated entities, but integral and organic parts of the vast web of life. We can […]
- Book: “Active Hope: how to face the mess we’re in without going crazy” by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstonehttps://www.activehope.info/the-book The challenges we face can be difficult to even think about. Climate change, pandemic uncertainty, extreme inequality, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience and creative power. […]
- Joanna Macy: BioJoanna Macy PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. The author of more than twelve books, she is the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects.
- Three Stories of our timeRather than offering its own analysis of causes and solutions for the crises of our time, the Work That Reconnects invites us to take a fresh look at what we see happening around us. The model of “Three Stories of Our Time” helps us do this. Each of these stories reveals a profoundly different lens […]