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Woody and AJ at the Gates Garden
The CSA movement?
About the Organic movement
What is the Farmer’s Pledge?
The importance of generosity
How we wish to embody generosity
The Importance of Local Agriculture
About food justice
Food & Poverty
Food & War
About the Catholic Worker Movement — history, qualities, aims and means
About the Fellowship of Reconciliation & the Buddhist Peace Fellowship
About Person-centered Anarchism
About New Monasticism
About Artisans & Trade Guilds
The Hebrew Prophets
A word from Julian of Norwich
Christian Mysticism & Earth Mysticism
Jesus on Giving
The Works of Mercy – charity or compassion?
Buddha on Giving
At a personal sacrifice?”
Sister of Generosity: Grattitude
Where do we place trust?
A short history of BASE Communities & Liberation Theology
Right Livelihood & Voluntary Simplicity
What is “ora et labore?”
Mindfulness & Work – a possible marriage?
The 5 Mindfulness Trainings; Seeding a Life-Sustaining Society
What is “The Great Turning?”
Transform Consciousness First, but don’t stop there
The Buddha on Social Stability & Peace
About Radical Homemakers
Commodity Culture: All-Consuming & Consumptive
Adoration of Plants
Love of Insects: Why “innocent until proven guilty?”
Soil First, and all else will follow
The Compost Ministry
Interbeing: Living as Open Systems
What does Systems Theory tell us?
Farming Without Farmland Ownership– advantages, challenges
Plans versus What Happens – Are We In Control?
Illness, Aging, Death, Renunciation – 4 Great Teachers in the systems theory school
Alternative Community Service
Coming home to the earth from Prison
Jesus is in Workers everywhere
Let the Buddha do the Growing
Webs upon webs – material and energy
What’s in that apple you’re about to eat?
Janice and I did clean-up chores at the Penfield gift garden today. Picked some carrots. Added mulch to the leeks and parsnips. Tim B has been looking in Craigslist for the chipper and brushcutter mower we need for the new land at Miller Dairy Farm — has some good leads — just gotta follow them up. Unit#4 at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant is burning….. I wish humanity would just say NO. Lent a good time to turn back…
The yellow narcissus in the sun room is blooming, and smells so nice. mmmmm