Leading by Mandala by Nurete Brenner and Elizabeth Meacham

Liz and Nurete (L to R) Lake Erie Institute The old myths and images that sustained us in earlier periods are no longer serving us during this time of breakdown of the old and the uncertainty about the future. The lone wolf, the frontiersman, the all-powerful superhero – these tropes fade into irrelevance as it…

So many Amazing Earth Wisdom Opportunities

There are just so many Earth-based and Soul-based opportunities, gatherings and circles that I am going to start keeping track of some of them here, as I just don’t know how to otherwise! I find these to be such important initiatives for our times. We all need access to these teachings. What does it meanContinue reading “So many Amazing Earth Wisdom Opportunities”

Be the Change: Use of industrial term “Sustainability” misses Life on Earth

I received an email from a new Nuffield scholar, and immediately had to delve into the limitations of using the term “sustainability,” a popular word with the likes of Walmart and Bayer. The scholar wrote about inquiring into the quantitative aspects (ROCE, profit, cash flows etc.) and the qualitative aspects (carbon footprint, community contribution, enhancedContinue reading “Be the Change: Use of industrial term “Sustainability” misses Life on Earth”

Connecting With The Earth: Experiencing The Sacred by James Profit

This is one of my most cherished posts, and I don’t think the ideas are heard often enough with this much clarity. Since I had a recent soulquest at Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph near the Jim Profit trail that honours Jim’s life, I feel the urge to post it here in the hopes thatContinue reading “Connecting With The Earth: Experiencing The Sacred by James Profit”

Thoughtful Thursday: Discerning True Calling

In reference to yesterday’s blog, I post a trailer from a movie that struct deep in my core earlier this year, that is a bit closer to what I would be capable of … what I am capable of.

Edible Pumpkins in Compost Bins

There is so much excitement and decor with pumpkins in the fall, but they are a food! I wanted to write about this a couple of years ago, when I was eyeing up people’s decorative squash for food, but I did not have the courage (to write about it or take them for food). On MarchContinue reading “Edible Pumpkins in Compost Bins”

We Rise: Silence No More

From various hashtags (metoo and AintNoCinderella), to fighting for the rights of Earth to be honoured, to fighting for our own rights, women are rising. We will be silent no more. Does that sound like a threat? Perhaps so.