Apocalypse · Awakening

Spiritual Revolution: The Story of Our Time

Following my short review of Active Hope by Joanna Macy, I wanted to take a closer look at The Great Turning and the important changes we are living through now. This is Part 1 of a series I’ll be writing as I work through the book. We start with stories… Civilisation as we know it… Continue reading Spiritual Revolution: The Story of Our Time

Apocalypse · Awakening

Responding to Crisis: the Spiral of Transformation

Watching the news these days can be a shattering experience. Daily we are shaken by the images of broken bodies and desperation playing out in Gaza, Iraq, and around the world. It can leave us feeling helpless. What can we do? Is making a donation really enough? We are privileged to live in relative safety… Continue reading Responding to Crisis: the Spiral of Transformation

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What ails thee? Transforming Pain

I’m sure you’ve all done it: you feel terrible, like a zombie in training, and you run into a friend who asks how you are. ‘Fine!’ you reply, grinning like your brain has been removed and secretly wishing you really were a zombie because then maybe people would leave you alone and stop asking how… Continue reading What ails thee? Transforming Pain

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Team Spirit: The Power of Community

Do you feel lonely? If the internet is to be believed, we’re currently suffering an epidemic of loneliness. Many are keen to blame social networking, but it might not be that simple. A recent survey by Relate in the UK found that a significant minority of people had no close friends and rarely felt loved.… Continue reading Team Spirit: The Power of Community