The Good Life
Finding fulfillment in the things that matter.
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Jul 08, 2010
- America may be free from a monarch, but can we be truly independent in a consumerist society?
Happy Cities for the Global South: Interview with Enrique Peñalosa
by Jay Walljasperposted Jul 02, 2010
- Former Bogotá mayor Enrique Peñalosa is convincing city planners from Beijing to Mexico City to create lively public spaces that center around people and community, not cars.
Live Dangerously: 10 Easy Steps
by Shannon Hayesposted Jun 28, 2010
- When Shannon Hayes made a list of easy steps for becoming a radical homemaker, she didn't realize just how revolutionary they were.
Back to Shore
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Jun 25, 2010
- A drift from substance is a recurring pattern in religious life. What will it take to call ourselves back to the essentials?
Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
by Rev. Wendy L. Bellposted Jun 25, 2010
- The Rev. Wendy L. Bell reviews Kathleen Dean Moore latest book.
10 Ways Our World is Becoming More Shareable
by Neal Gorenflo, Jeremy Adam Smithposted Jun 22, 2010
- We're sharing more things, more deeply, with more people. Why sharing is the answer to some of today's biggest questions.
Solstice in a Finnish Village
posted Jun 21, 2010
- Bonfires, birch branches, and saunas. And a chance to discover who will be your true love.
Life After Worry
by Akaya Windwoodposted Jun 15, 2010
- Imagine what could happen if instead of focusing on worst-case scenarios and fears, we put our attention on what we deeply desire and are working toward?
Radical Homemaking for the Real World
by Shannon Hayesposted Jun 09, 2010
- Relationships around here are hardly ideal or like-minded. They’re complex. And I wouldn’t have it any other way.
The Work Ahead
by Shannon Hayesposted May 24, 2010
- Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
A World on Two Wheels
posted May 19, 2010
- Video: Can you imagine a city where bikes rule? Flashback to the Netherlands' vibrant mid-century bike culture.
Compassion Comes First
by Rabbi Ted Falconposted May 06, 2010
- Seattle makes a 10-year commitment to become a more compassionate city.
Making a Difference Makes You Happy
by Tim Kasserposted May 05, 2010
- A series of studies find that activism brings pleasant emotions, greater life satisfaction, and more experiences of freedom, competence, and connection to others.
posted Apr 23, 2010
- The residents of Portland are literally tearing their city up. Who says cities have to be islands of concrete?
Social Action: The Church’s Ministry in the World
by Pastor Don Mackenzieposted Apr 16, 2010
- Somewhere in our history, the link between inner spirituality and its expression in the world as loving social action grew faint. To renew that connection, we can draw deeply on traditions that call attention to our Oneness.