Ecospirituality supports well-being in people of all ages. Our allies at The Resilient Activist have great resources for nurturing kids to maintain their resilience through a healthy relationship to living Nature. These include an upcoming class for families, Nature Stories videos and recommended activities, plus links to research on the relationship between climate, nature connection, and mental health for young people.
We can decolonize Thanksgiving and Black Friday to celebrate gratitude in agaya and ubuntu, and stand in solidarity with indigenous peoples. What are you grateful for? How can you decolonize your celebration?
Explore the science as we delve into this ecospiritual prayer for the sacred infra-natural. Find deep centeredness and vast expansion of our conscious connection to everything: structures within us, ancestors and all our relations throughout the biosphere, and the wider cosmos.
Paul Downton created this beautifully illustrated guide to thinking about cities and the ideas of urban nature. It shares a perspective that honors what we in Novasutras call agaya and ubuntu.
‘Walking in Agaya and Ubuntu’ posted to Insight Timer on May 11th. Explore the everyday wonders and reciprocal blessings we share with the world around us. Develop understanding and appreciative relationships with the beings you might encounter every day.
When you walk outdoors, what things do you see that cause you to react with outrage, with sadness, with shame and disappointment for our befoibled human species? Thinking about styrofoam litter provides an example of how to transform the energy of those reactions into responses that enhance agaya and ubuntu.
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer – why you should read this book, share it with your friends, and rejoice in its powerful lessons for abiding in ubuntu and agaya!