Living into the True Light: Drawdown Georgia Initiatives at Sukyo Mahikari

As a lead on my spiritual center’s Green Team, I was thrilled to hear Hannah Shultz present Drawdown Georgia for Congregations on July 31. My center is part of a …

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A Small Step Toward Justice

Earlier this week the GIPL team, like many of you, sat anxiously awaiting the verdict of the Derek Chauvin trail, hoping there might finally be some accountability for the murder …

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#FinishTheRun Memorial Walk and Candlelight Vigil for Ahmaud Arbery

On the one-year memorial of Ahmaud Arbery’s death on 23 February 2021, a diverse group of people from all walks of life gathered in Satilla Shores to commemorate this slain …

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Taking A Stand for Creation, People, and Whales

Dr. King’s prophetic speech, Beyond Vietnam:  A Time to Break Silence, delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York, exactly one year before his death, should be …

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Welcome Hermina Glass-Hill, GIPL’s New Coastal Engagement Associate

Welcome to the GIPL Team, Hermina! Hermina Glass-Hill is a Creation Care steward, scholar activist, writer and grassroots organizer in Coastal Georgia.  In her role at GIPL, Hermina works with Georgia …

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More Than 30 Groups Organize to Save Okefenokee Swamp

GEORGIA (July 14, 2020) More than 30 national, state, and local organizations have joined forces in the fight to protect the Okefenokee Swamp. The new coalition, known as the Okefenokee …

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Sins of the Same Vine

“People who fight against white racism but fail to connect it to the degradation of the earth are anti-ecological — whether they know it or not. People who struggle against …

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We Can’t Breathe

By Beth Remmes, GIPL Board Co-Chair March 31, 2020 When I first read about the effects of the Coronavirus on the respiratory system my chest tightened, as my body reminded …

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In the Time of Coronavirus . . .

By Mark Unno, University of Oregon This article was originally published in the Society for Buddhist-Christian Studies, April 2020 newsletter. When we look back upon this time, say a decade …

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Faith is Like a Seed

A shriveled-up seed.  Dry, inert, lifeless.  Falls to the ground, is tucked by the heaviness of an afternoon rain down into a few centimeters of dirt, a pocket of potential.  The world passes …

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Covid-19 And What It Means To Be A Community Of Faith

This article originally appeared in the Blessed Tomorrow March 2020 Newsletter.   Synagogues, temples, churches, and mosques in the United States and around the world are redefining how to be a …

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Our House is in Ruins

March 7, 2020 By Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, Rev. Michael Malcom, and Rev. Kate Mosley In the first chapter of the book of Haggai the prophet says that God asks, …

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