Welcome to Green Junction Humans are part of the natural web of life. However, in many ways, we have disconnected from the natural world. When we view nature as just a source of materials for human satisfaction, we sever our relationship with the rest of creation. We are unable to see the damage inflicted on […]
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I was thinking about the Church in Europe and the US during the 30s,40s,50s, and early ’60s. A church that had a mantra and focuses on restorative justice, social programs, worker rights. We saw such movements that were collectively known as “Catholic Action” and involved more laypeople than a hierarchy to some extent in their […]
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Green Junction We are living in a time where society constantly encourages us to buy stuff. Commercials on television and online ads bombard us with images that entice us to purchase all kinds of goods, from home improvement items to clothing to toys and gadgets. As a result, giving up non-essential purchases is not an […]
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This was the most excellent article for reflection this weekend as we are all sheltering in place and wondering when it will end the article is written by Julio Vincent Gambuto JVG is a writer/director in NYC and LA. His latest film, “Team Marco,” is currently at film festivals worldwide. Learn more and connect at […]
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A tribute to Dietrich Bonhoeffer at April 9th, 64 years after his death. In one of his letters from prison, dated March 27th 1944, he writes about the meaning of Easter. In these words you will find a clue to the secret of his life, but also of his death.…
A common perception among many if not all of the patristic fathers and mothers was the understanding of what we call “significant‘ in our lives as being something we learned through experience. We then give ‘meaning‘ to the reality experienced. This applies to our spirituality and our search for the ‘significant other‘ in our lives […]
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By now, most of us who have been working from home or laid off because of the virus. Our lives have changed. At the same time, we are entering the next major revolution called “Autonomous Revolution.” As humans, we have evolved through the agricultural revolution and then the industrial revolution, which included a massive […]
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Green Junction The second suggestion in this season’s Lenten journey for “giving up” stuff/behaviors harmful to nature and one another is to reduce the plastic in our lives. Global plastic production has been doubling about every 11 years, which means we are likely purchasing more plastic materials. In turn, the devastation from plastic waste has […]
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During the season of Lent, Christians look for ways to deepen their connection to the Creator through repentance and renewal. Many of us have understood this season to be a time to deprive oneself of normal, pleasing habits. We might give up chocolate or coffee or other simple pleasures of life as a way to […]
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Following the announcement that it’s committing $25 million in waived fees and free services to support local businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Yelp announced a new effort this morning: a partnership with GoFundMe that will bring Donate buttons to businesses’ Yelp profiles. Yelp says that its data shows that U.S. consumer interest in restaurants has…
via Yelp and GoFundMe team up to promote local business fundraisers — TechCrunch
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