Book of the Month
Join us as we explore different authors, all of whom point us back to humans original sacred relationship with divine nature. Explore the concepts of “rewilding”, “ecological renewal”,“ecopsychology”, and “spiritual ecology”.
This is a 90 min, monthly meeting in a typical book-club format. An easy way to explore nature-connection, understand the philosophy and concepts of the front-runners of environmentalism, and be refreshed through lively discussion and social engagement.
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List of books for 2022-2023
Rewilding: Meditations, practices, and skills for awakening in nature.
By Micah Mortali
Micah Mortali shares his insights, experience, and wisdom regarding how turning back to nature through mindful practice is helpful. Offering both an overview of the “rewilding” concepts, and practical mindful methods, his book helps us touch into the nature within as well as the nature without.
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous wisdom, Scientific knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
By Robin Wall Kimmer
An indigenous scientist, Robin Wall Kimmer weaves together her knowledge, passion, and sacred knowing of the Earth, helping us learn in a heart-felt manner how the web of life is in actuality the web of life.
Nature and the Human Soul: cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World.
By Bill Plotkin
Plotkin presents a model of human growth and healing when rooted in the natural world.
Sacred Earth, Sacred Soul: Celtic Wisdom for Reawakening to What Our Souls Know and Healing the World.
By John Philip Newell
This book explores Celtic Earth-based spirituality and how returning to nature is essential for healing within and healing the Earth.
Spiritual Ecology: The Cry of the Earth
Edited by Llewellyn Vaugn-Lee, with contributions from Sandra Ingerman and Joanna Macy
An introduction to spiritual ecology and where and how as a species we go from here.
World as Lover, World as Self: Courage for Global Justice and Ecological Renewal, 30th Anniversary Edition
By Joanna Macy
A foundational book, introduced 30 years ago, updated to help us understand Joanna Macy’s Work That Reconnects. A hard-truth book with compassion, understanding, and a road map to help us understand how to face the magnitude of our global situation.