Monthly Archives: June 15, 2018

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Editor’s Note HOMELAND SECURITY United States of Awareness  My heart is moved by all I cannot save: so much has been destroyed I have to cast my lot with those who age after age, perversely, with no extraordinary power, reconstitute the world. -Adrienne Rich (from “Natural Resources”)   This year’s 50thanniversary of the assassinations of… Read more

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Indigenous Ritual and Restorative Healing

by Patricia St. Onge When she was three, my daughter Bre ran to me crying. We were in a park, and as I sat nearby reading a magazine, she was happily talking to herself in the sandbox. Another Mom arrived with her two young children. A few minutes later, my bright-eyed baby had tears streaming… Read more

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The Moral Voice of an Elder

by Lynne Iser When I married my husband 19 years ago, I understood that his being a rabbi could place certain constraints on our public lives, having to do with the morals and ethical values of our tradition. But it was not until I heard him being interviewed several years later, in his role as… Read more

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Place and Peace

by Carl Anthony Those of us that came of age during the 1960’s contributed to, and benefited from, the breakthroughs of that turbulent and regenerative time. We have come into maturity and are now poised to offer important leadership and support in achieving the quantum leap in human social and ecological relationships that were seeded… Read more

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Today I Must Try to Speak

by John Ivey Today I must try to speak. I am struggling to say something intelligible about community, modernity, and the need of all people and cultures to find respectful interdependence with food and all that sustenance means. And the often hard-to-grasp realization that all of life breathes in unity—inhaling, exhaling, expanding and contracting, as… Read more

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Our Evolving ‘Network of Mutuality’

by Pat Hoertdoerfer We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere… One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal…. Read more