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January 23, 2022

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Prayer for the Earth: An Indigenous Response to these Times

Every moment in time touches every other moment in time, and in that there is a much deeper sense of responsibility, and that comes back to relationship. Relationship over time, or kinship over time. We’re akin to what happened in the past, we’re akin to what’s going to happen in the future.

– Stan Rushworth –

Prayer for the Earth: An Indigenous Response to these Times

In his lifetime Stan Rushworth, an elder of Cherokee descent who was raised by his grandfather, has seen a river die, animals disappear, and the proliferation of box stores. The devastation of climate change is not new to him – his elders have been telling him about it all of his life. The traditional indigenous wisdom that is needed now is looking at how indigenous populations have managed to survive a 95% population reduction through destruction and genocide. He calls on us all to come back to right relationship, to be sorrowful for what is happening, because without this we have lost our humanity. And yet we cannot stop with the sorrow and tears because “there’s too much work to be done” and we must figure out together how to do that work. { read more }

Be The Change

Considering right relationship as meaning changing both our individual and social structures so that our way of life honors all of creation, create a plan for how you can move closer to living in right relationship.

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