Topic: Interdependence

Honoring Mother Earth’s Healing Power

There is a newly identified healing practice called “Ecotheraphy,” based on a principle many of us have known for years: that spending time in nature makes people healthier. That is, dirt has healing powers. This recent therapy is being applied intentionally to populations such as veterans of combat with PTSD, victims of sexual assault, and at-risk youth. … Continue reading Honoring Mother Earth’s Healing Power

Interdependence in Real Life

In a culture that continually reinforces independence, we can easily forget our connectedness and act as if we live in vacuums. Our theology of interdependence invites an ethic of social change. Liesl Dees described herself for many years as a member of the church of the “big blue dome,” and her love of the outdoors led her to … Continue reading Interdependence in Real Life