Each Sunday, we are offering a brief summary of the meditations from the previous week, as a kind of “index” inviting you to return to a previous meditation which may call to you.
October 10, 2022. Mirabai Starr on the Order of the Sacred Earth. Mirabai, in her essay for the book Order of the Sacred Earth, shares with us an extremely powerful dream symbolic of needing the help of young men to remove the dying patriarchal order.
October 11, 2022. Animals, Our Sacred Earth, and Upcoming Elections. While acknowledging the very real concerns about the upcoming election and all the lies that continue to be told about the last presidential election, we take a moment to remember the animals who bring us so much joy and teach us so much.
October 12, 2022. A Letter to Chief Justice Roberts on Voting Rights. Matthew Fox reminds the chief justice of the Supreme Court of all the hard work and martyrdom that went into creating the Civil Rights Act and chastises him for sabotaging these rights and the foundation of our democracy. He asks, “Is there remorse in your soul?”
October 13, 2022. On Florida’s Endangerment. Matthew Fox shares the dire predictions of the loss of Floridian land over the course of the next 20 years as global warming and intensifying hurricanes continue to take their toll. We are encouraged to vote for politicians who care about the future of the Earth.
October 14, 2022. Denial as Practicing Atheism (with apologies to atheists). Matthew Fox shares his thoughts on those who deny the reality of climate change and those who still believe the election was stolen, resulting in the terrifying assault on the U.S. Capitol. Can these deniers call themselves Christians? Or are they actually practicing atheists?
October 15, 2022. Cataclysms and the Good Fruit They Bear. We explore the question, is there anything that can be learned from cataclysms and catastrophes? Is there any good that can come from these sad disasters? We meditate on a quotation from French playwright Antonin Artaud: “It is good that from time to time cataclysms occur that compel us to return to nature, i.e., to rediscover life.”