In Praise of Air by John O'Donohue Let us bless the air, Benefactor of breath,…
Transforming our Grief and Anger
This journal post is dedicated to the people and communities who have lost people and places to violence. It is a growing list of resources to help us all metabolize and channel our grief and anger.
Please do check back from time to time as the list of supports will be updated. You are also invited to SHARE the organizations, books, teachers and other supports that you find helpful and motivating.
Ways to Show Up
Callings & Roles for Collective Liberation, created by The Slow Factory.
The Slow Factory – A nonprofit organization that turns to design, innovation and science to address human and climate justice. (They created the images above.)
Everytown for Gun Safety – A movement of more than 8 million people from so many walks of life that are committed to ending gun violence & building safer communities.
World Central Kitchen – This organization goes to the frontlines providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises. They also build resilient food systems with locally led solutions. They’re currently on the ground in Ukraine and also mobilizing to support families in need in Uvalde.
Sebene Selassie – Sebene Selassie is a wonderful, relatable and down to earth dharma teacher. Her newsletters are filled with insightful reflections on, among other things, difficult emotions and living through difficult experiences.
Love and Rage – In this personal book Lama Rod Owens “offers a potent vision of anger that acknowledges and honors its power as a vehicle for radical social change and enduring spiritual transformation.” (I also recommend following him on Instagram. He shares timely teachings for naviating charged emotional terrain.)
We Were Made for These Times – This book by Kaira Jewel Lingo provides accessible guidance on navigating difficult times and how to establish equanimity and resilience.