organizations and groups nurturing the web of life
The Great Story A community empowerment website created by Connie Barlow and Michael Dowd, which includes their Great Story itinerant preaching and teaching schedule. It is a tool for the Great Work, especially for those interested in sustainability, conservation biology, creation spirituality, evolutionary consciousness, the new cosmology, deep ecology, bioregionalism, or the marriage of science and religion for personal and planetary well being.
Full Circle EcoHouse of Prayer, now in its fifteenth year, offers a natural space
for quiet solitude just one block west of the St. Clair River in Port Huron,
Michigan, with workshops, Ignatian and directed retreats, a seven-circuit
labyrinth, organic gardening primarily with native plants and trees in a natural
environment, composting, nature ponds, vegetarian meals, nature
preservation education and communion .
is an invitation to explore reverence for life
as a spiritual path. Our sites feature an evolving
collection of essays, artwork, and videos inviting people to deepen
their journey into the heart of nature.
includes many free articles and outstanding free e-books,
plus many links to books and bookstores around the world
Liberation theology is an effort to think clearly about the meaning of religious faith in the context of oppression, war, poverty, inequality and environmental destruction, and to live a compassionate, courageous and life-sustaining response to those conditions, a response that not only addresses the needs of the injured and oppressed, but also works to change the structures and ongoing processes of injury and oppression.
"No conference on Earth celebrates more fully the possibilities
of creating a world that is conducive to life. Bioneers is central
to the re-imagination of what it means to be human."
-- Paul Hawken, Author
For ten years, The Center has conducted research seminars
and sponsored public events to further the dialogue and understanding
of what it means to be an evolving species on an evolving planet.
Heron Dance is a celebration of beauty --
both the beauty inside ourselves, which we
seek to find, to nurture and offer the world
and the beauty of nature.
is a non-profit international organization with offices in Petersham,
Massachusetts, and Moscow, Russia. SEN's activities are rooted
in two core beliefs: 1) that all of Nature is sacred and must be
treated with respect and honor, and 2) that humanity must quickly
restructure its relationship with the miraculous, interconnected
living system that is our Earth.
cultivates creative leadership for Earth, Spirit, and the Human
Future. Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest near Seattle,
the beauty and power of our Chinook Center provide a place where
the ecological, social, and spiritual challenges of our time can be
engaged on behalf of a more sustainable and just world.
offers three graduate programs realted to environmental concerns
offers MA and certificate programs in Culture and Spirituality
Shared Link Partners -- share our hopes and dreams
Eco-entrepreneur Eric Schwartz helps reduce pollution and
resource use, and helps increase people's health and longevity,
by helping people get to work on a vehicle that weighs 20 to 40
pounds rather than 2,000 to 4,000 pounds. (Some models have
battery powered assist for climbing hills.)
The Northwest Earth Institute
is recognized as a national leader in developing innovative programs that
empower individuals and organizations to protect the earth. These programs
emphasize individual responsibility, the importance of a supportive community,
and the dual need to walk lightly on and to take action for the earth.
Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center
From 40 acres of private land and one human's dream in the
late 1970s, Narrow Ridge has slowly grown into 500 acres and
a non-profit center near Knoxville, Tennessee. Ecological
programs and retreat activities are its livelihood, set amidst its
continuing interests in community, sustainability and spirituality.
a journal of essays, poetry and photography
that explores the human experience
and searches for the eco-spiritual dimension
hidden beneath the turmoil of our contemporary world.
The Shavano Institute
is a non-profit training organization. Our mission is to
support individuals, communities, and organizations
to combine inner work of the heart with outer service in the
world. The Institute has two major program areas, Gender
Reconciliation and Leading with Spirit.
The Orion Society
The Orion Society is an award-winning publisher, an
environmental education organization, and a communications
and support network for grassroots environmental and
community organizations across North America.
Center for a New American Dream
Helping individuals and institutions change the way they consume
to protect the environment and enhance quality of life for all.
In other words... MORE FUN, LESS STUFF
The multilingual, multicultural, online journal
and community of arts and ideas.
(Excellent LINKS LIBRARY)
makes available to the world
the lifelong scholarship and
insights of Patricia Garfield, PhD.
Please visit our online library
of free educational resources
about creative dreaming.
Blue Water Music
Welcome to the best body & mind, trance dance and
world music CD store on the planet (UK)
helps people have new conversations at home, at work, and in community. Site features a library of free books and essays on communication skills, creativity, personal development and nonviolence.
A Road... a personal and spiritual journey and some of the road signs that
help me find my way…There is no destination – the journey is the thing.
Sharon Walls Martinez
focuses on beauty, nature and wholeness of the world. Her subjects include Wildlife, Nature, and Mythological figures. Native and Aboriginal Dream Art inspires her.
Alternatives is a non-profit organization that equips people of faith
to challenge consumerism, live justly and celebrate responsibly.
Started in 1973 as a protest against the commercialization of
Christmas, our focus is on encouraging celebrations that reflect
conscientious ways of living.
The eco-spiritual books of Josef Graf, Waldorf teacher,
lover of nature and student of the works of Rudolph Steiner.
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