A Mystical/Material Vision of Restored Abundance as Call to Discipleship

A Sermon on Luke 5:1-11 by Ched Myers & Elaine Enns Re-printed with permission from Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries. Note:This sermon was shared at St. Michael’s Episcopal University Church in Isla Vista, CA, on Feb 6, 2022, at the invitation of Rev. Scott Claassen. It was the occasion of dedicating a new mural (below) painted that week … Continue reading  A Mystical/Material Vision of Restored Abundance as Call to Discipleship

Oak Flat: Prayer Run from all 4 Directions and a Non-Consultation

by Carol Rose, February 2022 February 17-20 was an annual gathering at Oak Flat.  This year runners and walkers arrived with prayer on their sneakers from all four directions, plus a group from the Poor People’s Campaign representing many directions.   Prayer runners were high school students and 60+ years old.  Prayers pounded an abandoned … Continue reading Oak Flat: Prayer Run from all 4 Directions and a Non-Consultation

Maya Struggles for Mother Earth: A guest post by Manuel May with Ka’ Kuxtal Much Meyaj

Español abajo For the Maya, the jungle is a sacred living being. The jungle shelters us, feeds us, heals us, and gives us tools and materials to build our homes and those of the animals. For us, the jungle is shelter. It is the skin and clothing of our Mother Earth. From our worldview, the … Continue reading Maya Struggles for Mother Earth: A guest post by Manuel May with Ka’ Kuxtal Much Meyaj

Oak Flat is Sacred… and not only to the San Carlos Apache!

At the entrance to the womblike valley of Oak Flat, near the deeply rooted ancient oaks, Wendsler Noisie, San Carlos Apache leader, talked with me about about questions raised by a U.S. Forestry official. He asked why did they included non-Apache/settlers who also said that Oak Flat is sacred among the responses of the Environmental … Continue reading Oak Flat is Sacred… and not only to the San Carlos Apache!

Announcing Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Campaign for Oak Flat

Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition (DDoD) is starting a campaign backing the San Carlos Apache led efforts to save Oak Flat from destruction by a proposed copper mine.  You are invited to join in! Oak Flat, (Chi’chil Bildagoteel) is a sacred site of the San Carlos Apache from time immemorial.  It is a place … Continue reading Announcing Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Campaign for Oak Flat