An inspiring talk with Joanna Macy on befriending our pain, rather than pathologizing it. Despair can open our heart and alert us to what needs attention. Befriending our pain liberates us to be alive and in love with our world. Thanks to the Tamagouche Center. https://vimeo.com/294069610 Read more
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A 4.5 minute video of Joanna speaking about our pain as part of life. We need to move beyond our fear of pain to acceptance; then nothing can stop us! Made by Tim Wilson at personamedia.com. Read more
On September 27, Aravinda Ananda, Belinda Griswold, Kurt Kuhwald and Joseph Rotella hosted a Zoom video conference sharing some of their experiences with integrating power, privilege and oppression work more deeply into their Work That Reconnects facilitation.
On August 15, the Work That Reconnects Network hosted an online video conference with existing and potential regional hub or ongoing group leaders.
On October 11, 2016, five brave climate activists, determined to act commensurately with the truth of unfolding climate cataclysm, closed safety valves on the 5 pipelines carrying tar sands crude oil into the United States. This is their story.
How to survive in these gloomy times? In this documentary, The Work That Reconnects, by Pat van Boeckel and Karin van der Molen, watch and listen to Joanna Macy, and meet artists and activists inspired by her Work That Reconnects (with among others: Chris Jordan, Barbara Ford, Jade Begay, Anne Symens-Bucher and Belinda Griswold). https://vimeo.com/192937693
THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of society, and the lives of billions of people. Will we have… Read more
a short film by Chris Jordan https://vimeo.com/midway/midwayfilm MIDWAY, a Message from the Gyre is a short film. It is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled… Read more
Joanna Macy talks about the impact of nuclear weapons and energy technologies on our psyches, civilization and DNA, and about our obligation to manage radioactive pollution and waste responsibly on behalf of all future generations. This video is an excerpt from the EON series highlighting the work of Maggie and Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education on… Read more