Monthly Archives: March 2013

Easter

Eknath Easwaran died in 1999. Carol and Tim Flinders and Laurel Robertson (Carol and Laurel co-authored Laurel’s Kitchen), as well as Easwaran’s widow, Christine, continue to live at Ramagiri (2013). Carol and Tim teach and write and have a virtual institute, … Continue reading

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could be worse–song

2013-03-24/25/27//04-1/2/8 midland 4/4 //=barline intro: //4455//1111//11111 1. 1      1       1          1 i’m inna wheelchair .           4         4   5   5 but it could be worse 1             1           1    1 i could be in a casket 4          4 … Continue reading

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Lent 6–lila

In the last set of videos, uncredited people read from Easwaran’s books. For example: ‘Because [most people] do not know how to enter the deeper levels of consciousness, they are exposed to all the storms that life can bring.’ The reader … Continue reading

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Extreme Ice–Days Of The Week

Wednesday Panorama James Balog’s photos document the effects of human-caused climate change. images by james balog. Thursday Where have all the bees gone? image from akamaihd.net. Friday Here are the Context Institute‘s Foundation Stones (only the first two are linked, … Continue reading

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political cooperation

From canada.com: ‘The Green Party of Canada says it will not run a candidate in the Labrador riding vacated by former Conservative cabinet minister Peter Penashue [left] and is urging the NDP to follow suit. image from canada.com. In a … Continue reading

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happy world water day!

On my desk is a jarful of water-polished stones from Christian Island from Beth Brass Elson. Beth camped out at Site 41, protesting the harmful effect it would have on land and water. The stones remind me of this, that Beth’s … Continue reading

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It’s World Water Week

TVO started World Water Week off by showing the Water episode of How The Earth Changed History, has something every evening, and culminates on Sunday evening (2013-03-24) with Maude Barlow, Jacques Cousteau, and a Water Brothers  marathon. The Council of … Continue reading

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As spring approaches, rejoice in the growing light––Days Of The Week

Wednesday Lights performs Siberia in Inuvik image from the cbc. Thursday Somebody at the Karma Marketplace (probably Erin) writes, ‘It is our belief that the food system is not complete until all of us who use it are afforded equal … Continue reading

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Lent 5

‘ “True peace [shanti] cometh from within.” ‘ Easwaran quotes the Buddha, and says, ‘in the practice of meditation, as our minds become more and more still, and as our ego becomes more and more small, there is an ineffable feeling of peace … Continue reading

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review of community and growth

found this six months (to the day–weird, eh?) later: this became hard to read. for years i have received daily snippets of jean vanier’s writing. now i’m reading a whole book. his wisdom is no longer a gloss; it has … Continue reading

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