I am reblogging this, as feel it’s so good!
Henricus Peters, LearnFromNature
The world is not the product of manifold power, but of one will, of one mind; and that one mind is everywhere active. It is a mountain air. It is the embalmer of the world. It is myrrh and storax, and chlorine and rosemary. It makes the sky and the hills sublime, and the silent song of the stars is it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Divinity School Address. 1838.
Jennifer Karsten, Executive Director of Pendle Hill, a Quaker study center, was at a protest demonstration of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Washington DC when she suddenly found herself standing next to Bill McKibben, the organizer of the event. Wanting to encourage him, she said “Don’t worry Bill, a bus load of Quakers is on their way!” It wasn’t the first time that a religious group was active in the fight against climate change. All…
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