Tag: Laudato Si

  • Hey Mystics, Wake Up

    Throughout civilizations, in all cultures and all periods we see, they often experience mystics in their writings and speaking/preaching. We seem to notice them most when a society is experiencing angst, suffering, and domination by others in their community. We hear their voices and their cries helping us to understand Mystics have traditionally and, for […]

  • GREEN JUNCTION: “80 million pounds of pesticides ” BY JULIE PELLER PH.D.

    American homeowners use over 80 million pounds of pesticides to maintain their lawns, mostly for aesthetic purposes. Lawn service businesses that apply chemicals to kill weeds and feed grass have realized enormous growth just over the past decade.  Trugreen reported revenue of 1.4 billion dollars in 2019. This seems to indicate that the American homeowner values a perfect green […]

  • hold my hand and together we innovate, educate, and collaborate

    When we look at the early period, the origins of Christianity, the reasons the desert mothers and fathers sought out the desert, a resistance to the world they saw as violent. I think we see the reasons we are called to be mystics, a voice in the desert, the wilderness of our lives, and the […]

  • GREEN JUNCTION: “The word fatberg” BY JULIE PELLER PH.D.

    The word fatberg came to my attention a few years ago. The term was coined in the UK to describe the tangled mass of cleaning wipes and cooking fat that forms in sewage systems. The largest fatberg in London was defined as the size of a double-decker bus. Significant sewage blockages (fatbergs) have become more common in […]

  • Great Article by Geoffrey Moore

    As we enter the age of the Autonomous Revolution, and a world of AI it will become ever so important to embrace innovation, education, and most importantly collaboration.  For it is Collaboration is the key for growth, for embracing the greater good and the evolution of our civilizations https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:ugcPost:6806570767548076033?updateEntityUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_feedUpdate%3A%28*%2Curn%3Ali%3AugcPost%3A6806570767548076033%29

  • Green Junction: Our Physical Surroundings by Julie Peller Ph.D.

    Green Junction The physical surroundings of the celebrated events of Christianity – the birth of Jesus and the death and resurrection of Jesus – are profoundly different today than in that time of human history. Our visions and celebrations of Christmas and Easter in the present day are complicated by secular and material influences. In […]

  • Green Junction by Julie Peller Ph.D. “The wonders of spring are emerging”

    “The ultimate test of one’s conscience may be the willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard,”—Gaylord Nelson. The wonders of spring are emerging, but they are now unfortunately accompanied by the season of more visible filth and garbage. The primarily plastic refuse is present and visible along […]

  • Green Junction: Do you think about Chemical Exposures? By Julie Peller Ph.D.

    Most people do not think much about their chemical exposures. We trust that industrial processes, air, and water quality are ensured safe by appropriate regulations. However, society has become more dependent on materials, devices, energy, and transportation, and as a result, we are exposed to more chemicals. What are the typical chemical exposures for people […]

  • A conference worth attending

    The Conference is virtual and the opening keynote is Cardinal Cupich and the closing keynote will be Ilia Delio OSF and knowing Ilia I am sure we will see Teilhard weaved into the conversation. Laudato Si’ is very non denominational. When you look around you see many efforts from the Anglicans and Lutherans involved in […]

  • Snippets of My Thinking & Reflecting this morning.

    The best way not to have your profession or business become a commodity is to understand the meaning of a Trusted Relationship. And that doesn’t happen overnight. The difference IN being human and the difference IT makes. Life and art are a seamless garment of humanity. To better understand philosophy/theology look to the art. Society […]