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Climate Migrants

I’ve been writing a lot about the millions of people who will be forced to move from their homes because of any one of a number of the effects of climate change. That includes fires, floods, destruction from high winds, … Continue reading

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What is our response to environmental chaos?

I imagine you have seen the shocking videos of the flooding of Ellicott City, MD. That is just the latest of a series of alarming environmental changes. The Bering Sea ice is at historic lows. Permafrost is melting and releasing … Continue reading

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Special Envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

Many know Angelina Jolie as an Academy Award winning actor. She is the mother of 6 adopted children. But her work in recent years is as the Special Envoy of he U.N. Commissioner for Refugees. She has published a number … Continue reading

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The future, now

We need a vision to navigate the changes that are being forced upon us by rapidly evolving environmental, economic and political chaos and a global pandemic. I’ve gone back through the many blog posts I’ve written about change and my … Continue reading

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What is your vision for the future?

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have upended our lives. Change is being forced upon us. Which makes this an incredible opportunity to build better lives and communities. This requires us to have a vision of what we want to … Continue reading

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Design and Build Beloved Community Models

In a recent article in Friends Journal, Donald McCormick asks “why is there no vision for the future of Quakerism?” That and the increasing threats from environmental destruction led me to share my vision, which has been evolving over the … Continue reading

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Do You Care?

Earth Day, 2016, is today. While on the one hand it is discouraging to think of one day a year people give a thought to the earth.  On the other hand, any way to draw attention to our environmental crisis … Continue reading

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2,000 Years Later

It has been a long time since Jesus’ life on earth.  I wonder what he would think about the state of the world today. It sounds as though much is similar.  Privileged classes using unfair practices to accumulate wealth and … Continue reading

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