Time to PUSH

My Intersection of faith, ecology, and policy took me to this national prayer call on March 15th– marking the 54th day of the new administration. Since we are over the half way point so it is time to move past shock and awe into a plan of action. I issued a call to action to…

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Do Brains Grow in Silos?

Our ability to separate ourselves from Nature is the first step in separating ourselves from one another. Once we disrespect the water that comprises 75% of our body or the soil that composes our flesh, or even the sun that radiates our mental, emotional and bone health, it is a short step in disrespecting other…

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Sustainable Ag- Rooted in Community

Cuba offers insight into maintaining food sovereignty against the odds— October 2-11th, 2015 14 community leaders traveled with me to learn how! Preparing African American communities for climate resilience is groundbreaking work. The two years of hard work required to bring this trip into reality was softened by the many auspicious events that surrounded our…

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EcoTheo Review

REDEEMING SOULS REQUIRES REDEEMING SOIL Morning sunlight bounced off the banana leaves that framed the peach stucco healing arts center I opened on Bayou Road. It was the spring of 2006 and I could count on 2 fingers the family, friends and colleagues who were willing to join this mission trip to New Orleans. They…

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Church reconstruction = Climate Change

My home church is going through a construction process. I often see the removing of bricks and beams within a church as a metaphor for the spiritual bricks and beams God is removing from within us as we enter a new social climate. Through reconstruction, our relationship with God is energized–our faith is poured through…

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Honoring Our Mother

The Suburbanites give us lots of chuckles in this imaginary conversation between God and St. Francis. When you get through with the laughs, you may find cause to pause some on how we treat our Mother…..Let’s Listen… God: Hey St. Francis, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on…

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Calling Forth All Josephs in the House!

One of the reasons the defense department of the United States has identified climate change as the greatest threat to security is because of its impact on food production. In the March 13th issue of Newsweek, NASA announced that California only has one year left of water. At this year’s annual meeting of the Samuel…

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Amazon Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change-a photo journal

Just as Mary’s song celebrated the coming of a new presence on Earth, let us “sing” with these women to save our Mother Earth

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Steppin’ Into a New Climate

CNN Video: Rev Dele joins Wapikoni et al in carrying a Medicine Wheel Banner during Climate Change March Every step we take upon the earth is a heartbeat of intention. Yesterday I took 10,000 steps to push back the enemies of Mother Earth. And there were 400,000 other climate change marchers in New York City…

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Rest is Promised

Rest is Promised.

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