Category Archives: The Great Turning

EPA Took Nuclear Out of the Clean Power Plan

Hallelujah! This is some excellent news I  am glad to reblog (from a repost by Paxus Calta, activist blogger). “Obama appears more concerned with legacy than his corporate cronies and has done the right thing with the EPA clean power … Continue reading

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Sustainable Is Possible: Creating Low Carbon, High Quality Lives Together

I’m pleased to announce that Ma’ikwe Ludwig of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage will be presenting public talks and workshops in the Bay Area early in March as part of her national speaking tour! You’re invited to please join us at any … Continue reading

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Future First: Tomorrow Is In Our Hands

As the United States continues to move closer to becoming a corporate police state ruled by greedy capitalists (like the Koch Brothers) and their corporations / stockholders hungry to capitalize on precious resources and subjugate our peoples (thanks to the … Continue reading

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Seven Emergent Questions in Giftivism

Nipun Mehta, a friend and colleague in ServiceSpace community circles, recently returned from a four-month journey through India sharing Giftivism. He wrote an inspiring blog post sharing his travel stories about seven emergent questions that came up during his visit, … Continue reading

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V Day! Turning a Train of Thought Upside Down

Taking A Stand For Love Today is V Day! Valentine’s Day! Validation Day! Self-Love Day! I’m celebrating the power and strength of the love in my heart and all around the world! Let us honor and validate ourselves and one … Continue reading

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Visionary Bridges to a Life-Serving Future

Sandhill Farm Community In the autumn of 1988, I visited a small, family-based, egalitarian, income-sharing, intentional community in northern Missouri called Sandhill Farm for the first time.  It was instant love and a solid match for my idealistic, homesteading dreams. … Continue reading

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A Full Moon In Each Eye

Werner Kunz / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA “Admit something. Everyone you see, you say to them “Love me.” Of course you do not do this out loud: Otherwise, Someone would call the cops. Still, though, think about this, This great … Continue reading

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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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A Cosmic Dance with Mentor Helene: Day One

With Autumn Equinox approaching at the end of this week, I willingly let go into an invitation and cyber-cosmic dance with beloved Mentor Coach Helene Van Manen (via her iRetreat blog and this Femme Fire blog). Coach Helene, Buddhist Master … Continue reading

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Empowered Awakening: Lover Unfurled

Women are the most beautiful embodiment of empowered awakening. We breathe life into the world with the heave of our body, sing the sacred into song with our soul, and heal the deepest of wounds with our boundless heart. Our … Continue reading

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