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Australian Christians Give Solar to Tony Abbott for Christmas

Originally published on CleanTechnica. An interdenominational Christian group in Australia is currently raising funds to purchase solar panels and installation for the Prime Minister’s official residence, a crowdfunding opportunity that will either act as a push in the right direction for Australia’s leader, or yet another slap in the face for his current political stance on energy […]

December 22nd

Answering Our Prayers Before We Speak Them

By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen, originally posted on Ma’yan Tikvah’s Divrei Earth Connections. Everything is about connections. Connections across space. Connections across time. Connections in thought and spirit. Connections between. Connections among. Just connections, nothing else. That’s what prayer is about. That is what faith is about. That is what life is about. In this week’s parashah, […]

November 17th

Al Chet — Confession for the Earth

By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen, originally posted on Ma’yan Tikvah’s Divrei Earth Adapted from the traditional Jewish High Holiday liturgy and works by Rabbi Lawrence Troster, Rabbi Daniel Nevins (which I found at neohasid.org), and, at the suggestion of Rabbi Judy Weiss, material from the Jewish Climate Action Network of Boston created with the help of Gary Rucinski. Note: Hyperlinks […]

October 1st

Religious and Spiritual Leaders Make Climate Commitment

By Sarah Hoffman How will you commit to reversing climate change? On September 21, the muggy eve of fall, world religious leaders and members of New York’s spiritual community gathered beneath two giant, LED-lit, flying phoenixes to ask that very question, calling the world to action for “God’s House,” “Mother Earth” — our home, now […]

September 22nd

Pacific Crest Trail: A Mother’s Perspective

** Editors Note: We are currently running a series on Suzanne Hessler’s journey along the Pacific Crest Trail. Her mother reached out to us and asked if we’d share her thoughts. After reading what she had to say, we were quite moved by the emotion behind her words. As enlightening and inspiring as it may […]

September 11th