Archive | Restorative Justice

The Ants and the Grasshopper: A must-see documentary on climate and other changes.

How do you change someone’s mind about the most important thing in the world?  Anita Chitaya has a gift; she can help bring abundant food from dead soil, she can make men fight for gender equality, and she can end child hunger in her village. Now, to save her home from extreme weather, she faces […]

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Inflamed | Rupa Marya and Raj Patel

The following is an excerpt from Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice by Rupa Marya and Raj Patel. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. As the World Burns Your body is inflamed. If you haven’t felt it yet, you or someone close to you […]

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Where’s God in the Pandemic? Making Sense of the Pain with Four Spiritual Views.

In the United States, we recently reached a grim milestone: 1 in 500 lives have been claimed by the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. Regular readers of this newsletter know that this statistic includes my own mother. You probably know someone who’s died, too. And many more whose lives have been impacted — either through impaired physical health due to long […]

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9/11 at 20: Abraham’s Children Reflect, Resource, and Renew.

I remember sitting on the porch with some new friends in Sheffield, England. It was August, 2003. I had just spent several days taking part in Wabi-Sabi, a pop-up ‘learning party’ hosted by my New Zealander friend Andrew Jones, in the Northern England city that gave birth to what later became known as the ‘emerging church.’ I was […]

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A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural Genocide

Content Notification (CN): Abuse, Oppression, Genocide. “From the 19th century until the 1970s, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were forced to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them into Canadian society. Thousands of children died there of disease and other causes, with many never returned to their families. Nearly three-quarters of […]

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