Living in a Time of Dying

Depressing or inspiring? Though I feared getting depressed, I recently agreed to watch the documentary, “Living in the Time of Dying” (YouTube). But I was greatly surprised! I felt inspired. My convictions about how I wanted to live grew stronger.

It’s a 54 minute documentary produced by Australian Michael Shaw featuring Catherine Ingram, Dahr Jamail, Jem Bendell and Stan Rushworth (Indigenous).

Jesus before Christianity

Humans have been disconnected from Earth, from Nature. It’s a terrible wound. Lethal. Churches have not done enough to heal this deadly wound. Jesus’ ways do. He was deeply connected with Earth/Creation. Churches have not been thus for millennia. Few seem poised to help, desperate as the need is.

He Froze Me with His Question

Every morning I wake up and wonder what I can do for The Resistance,” he said. We were in Nuevo Yibeljoj, an Indigenous village in the beautiful highlands of Chiapas, MX. Then this elder of the Tzotzili people looked at the three of us and asked, “What are you doing for The Resistance?” I froze.

In the Uprising of Jesus

Jubilee is overlooked or cast aside by most people identifying as Jew or Christian. But not by Wes Howard-Brook, adjunct faculty at Seattle University, a Jesuit Catholic University in the middle of Seattle. Wes understands that Jubilee is not a matter of a few references scattered throughout the Bible, but part of the worldview of creation religion which, throughout the Bible, resists the worldview of empire religion.