Justine Huxley reconnects with the Pope's encyclical on 'care for our common home', reflects on the language of interbeing in peace-making and in global change, and on the Pope's call for "an urgent values-based cultural revolution".
Justine Huxley digests some of the applications for the new spiritual ecology programme and reflects on young people hearing the call to gather and to take action in service to the Earth.
Last week, seven members of the team at St Ethelburga’s spent a week volunteering with refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos. It’s hard to know what to write about the experience - there is so much to digest.
Looking back over events of the last few weeks – the ever-growing river of refugees fleeing countries in collapse; the senseless deaths in Paris, Beirut, Kenya, Mali; and the fires burning in Indonesia that have been labelled an ‘eco-apocalypse’ – it is not surprising that questions about hope for our future hang thickly in the air.
Where do you personally find spiritual nourishment, meaning and community? How does that nourishment feed your action in the world? How will we connect with that nourishment twenty or fifty years into the future? And what is the relevance of tents, caves and shelters for the homeless? Justine Huxley reflects on drinking from the source in a changing world.