Sacred Story

A Distinctive Species with Distinctive Responsibilities

February 29, 2024

Dear Friends,

My January newsletter column focused on the Earth Charter as a bridge between the conservative commitment to preserving the family and community values of our past and the progressive focus on moving forward to actualize our potential as a now interconnected global species. This February column takes on the discussion of human […]

2024-03-12T15:39:20-07:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Humanity, Newsletter, Sacred Story|

The Personal Story Behind the Essay, “Religion, Science, and Spirit: A Sacred Story for Our Time”

(Originally published by YES! Magazine, January 18, 2013, posted here with permission.)

Twenty years ago, David Korten began wrestling with the question, had we become too individualistic and shortsighted to save our species? Here’s what he discovered about the power of foundational stories to keep us trapped in a suicidal economy—or awaken us […]

2021-05-05T16:38:26-07:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Religion, Sacred Story, Science|

Sacred Earth and the Rights of Nature

August 14, 2012

You may have noticed a focus in my recent YES! articles on Sacred Earth and the Rights of Nature—key themes of an emerging public debate about fundamental values. It comes down to a defining question: “Will we organize as a global society around financial values and logic or life values and logic?”

Indigenous environmental leaders […]

2022-01-28T17:10:36-08:00August 14th, 2012|Categories: Indigenous Wisdom, Sacred Story|
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