“How shall we live in these times? How shall we respond to the awareness of what is happening in our world?

Perhaps the first step is to acknowledge honestly: we don’t know. We may have our guidelines, our intentions, our beliefs about what is helpful and what is not. But do any of us see a clear path from the mess we’ve created on our planet to a peaceful sustainable world? No, we don’t.

We don’t, because we can’t. The process we’re involved in today is not one that the human intellect is capable of penetrating. Like the dance of subatomic particles, it’s multidimensional, mysterious, and impossible for our minds to grasp.” Read Full Article

– Jalaja Bonheim

From Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World, edited by Martin Keogh, © North Atlantic Press 2010