This page is a resource to connect with wise people, writers, teachers, philosophers, deep thinkers, that I have found tremendously supportive, inspirational, and guiding instructional lights during these challenging times.
Michael Meade mosaicvoices.org
Listen to Michael’s series of podcasts, where he weaves stories of now with myths and wisdom for these times.
Tara Brach https://www.tarabrach.com/
Mindfulness teacher and wise woman to support greater awareness, depth, and inner steadiness. Tara is very inspirational as well.
Archetypal astrologer. Richard’s book, Cosmos and Psyche, is a must read for any astrologer who wants to deepen their understanding of the planetary alignments, their archetypal meaning and events through history.
Thomas is a inspired teacher on the nature of trauma and how to acknowledge and bring awareness to our own inner trauma and the conditioned trauma world in which we live. Thomas’s clear articulation of his teachings are inspiring and instructive for healing.
The Bioneers -Home page- bioneers.org , Their informative, diverse and cultural solutions to transformative times https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bioneers-revolution-from-heart-nature-bioneers-radio/id965064938?mt=2
Joanna Macy and her work – https://www.joannamacy.net/ – “The Work that Reconnects” – “In the face of overwhelming social and ecological crises, this work helps people transform despair and apathy into constructive, collaborative action. It brings a new way of seeing the world as our larger living body.”
The Work That Reconnects – https://workthatreconnects.org/
Sounds True – https://www.soundstrue.com/ Wonderful interviews of teachers, healers, and inspirational people
Nonviolent Communication – developed by Marshall Rosenberg – This teaches consciousness and compassion through communication. https://www.nonviolentcommunication.com/ This is another good site for learning NVC, https://www.groktheworld.com/what-nonviolent-communication-nvc-also-known-compassionate-communication-language-life
Audio Dharma Podcast talks given by Gil Fronsdal and various guest speakers at Insight Meditation Center. Find on your podcasts on your phone or https://audiodharma.org/teacher/1/ Each talk illuminates aspects of the Buddha’s teachings. Excellent talks for developing consciousness and resilience, and resting in true nature.
Regeneration.org – Website, regeneration.org that connects “humanity to possibility, to the core idea that the climate crisis, the greatest problem civilization has ever faced, contains myriad solutions, actions and initiatives that can create a better world for all. Our focus is to create the most complete list of challenges and solutions to the climate crisis and connect people to the resources, organizations, wisdom holders and know-how to get them done., along with challenges and solutions for ending the climate crisis in one generation. Our website details what needs to be done and how to do it on all levels of agency, from a classroom to a CEO. Entries include resources, initiatives, people, and organizations that teach, engage, influence and transform.” Check this out and feel the power of innovation and networking to heal the planet.
Regenerateamerica.com/ – Now is the time to build massive political will to advance regenerative agriculture in the 2023 US Farm Bill and beyond.
kisstheground.com – “Our mission is to awaken people to the possibilities of regeneration,” on soil regeneration and how it can change our world. (check out its film)
Kosmos Journal – kosmosjournal.org– this is an informative and inspiring journal with a variety of articles, especially on bringing awareness to engaging with changing systems and deeper issues of well being
Emergence Magazine – https://emergencemagazine.org/ – hosting a variety of online & in person programs & events featuring Emergence staff and contributors, aimed at providing space where the wider community can engage through the power of story. Through workshops, retreats, immersive leadership courses, nature connection practices, gallery installations, film screenings and live pop-up events, the staff of Emergence create interactive spaces for exploring the connections between ecology, culture, and spirituality.
Avaaz is a 70-million-person global campaign network that works to ensure that the views and values of the world’s people shape global decision-making. (“Avaaz” means “voice” or “song” in many languages.) Avaaz members live in every nation of the world; our team is spread across 18 countries on 6 continents and operates in 17 languages. Learn about some of Avaaz’s biggest campaigns here, or follow Avaaz on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. https://secure.avaaz.org/page/en/
Kalliopeia Foundation – “Reconnecting Ecology, Culture, and Spirituality” – through grantmaking, education, and storytelling. In San Francisco, www.kalliopeia.org
Check out their Global Oneness project – We are a free multimedia platform for educators and students. Through our immersive storytelling and curricula, we explore the deeper issues facing humanity. https://www.globalonenessproject.org/
The Land Peace Foundation – providing training programs to Indigenous peoples, organizations, groups and allies in USA and Canada
The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos, Humanity and the new story, by Brian Swimme, a wonderfully articulated vision of the relationship of ourselves, the Earth and the Cosmos in which we live, bringing forth a new understanding of who we are and the greater whole of which we are a part.
Also by Brian Swimme, Journey of the Universe. “I can’t imagine a more urgent book to read as we enter this revolutionary moment on the planet.” writes Terry Tempest Williams
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer “Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge,and the Teachings of Plants” A wonderful memoir bringing the reader into indigenous wisdom and the deep interconnectedness of all living things.
The Secret Teachings of Plants, In Direct Perception of Nature, by Stephen Buhner. Stephen’s book touches on developing heart perception and the nature of the heart as an organ of perception. It is through the “intelligence of the heart” that we have direct perception of nature, how we learn, hear, and communicate with the wisdom inherent in nature, inherent in the field in which we are embedded. Very informative and inspiring.
Naomi Klein – books and articles – https://naomiklein.org/ The book “This Changes Everything”. Watch the documentary here, https://thischangeseverything.org/the-documentary/ “Klein and Lewis paint a picture of a post-fossil-fueled, post-capitalist future that seems not only within reach, but like a place where we actually want to live” here,
Movie, Our Social Dilemma – (on Netflix) – along with the book by Shoshana Zuboff, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, for more info on Shoshana,
Movie, The Biggest Little Farm, Documentary movie on biodiversity, and restoration of health to our Earth, soil, and all creatures. (On Amazon Prime)
Book: The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy, by Katherine M. Gehl and Michael Porter, also see this interview
Reveal News – https://revealnews.org/
Center for investigative reporting – Global investigative journalism network – https://gijn.org/member/center-for-investigative-reporting-us/