Turn Toward Life

Jackson Browne -- Before the Deluge -- performed at Glastonbury 2010

Guest Video on Deep Ecology Activism (16 m i n)

From the Rainforest Information Centre : Global activists, Vandana Shiva, Starhawk, Matthew Fox, Ruth Rosenhek and John Seed speak on Deep Ecology, Living Democracy and Revolution in Consciousness in a fast moving discussion of the type of change that needs to take place for a Sustainable Future. An inspirational and stimulating film including beautiful nature footage and a colourful array of global action shots. (Many of the Rainforest Info. Centre's films stream from http://www.rainforestinfo.org.au/video/

A thought for the 21st century:
It is very difficult to feel fully and completely alive
if one understands oneself
to be part of a fundametally dead universe.
How, then, shall we turn toward life
and discover the unknown depths
of our own aliveness in the process?

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Free Library: Essays and book
on reverence for life as a spiritual path

Eco-spiritual vows / intentions / commitments

New feature: WWW.TurnTowardLife.TV

streaming videos on eco-spirituality and more

Morning Circle of Meditation & Prayer

Information about Conscientious Objection

Community Invitation

Reading List

Sister Site: EcoBodhi.org

Free eco-spiritual bumper stickers

An Ecology of Devotion - Essay by Dennis Rivers

Guest Artist: Ofelia Pagani

Creating the Future Conference 2005

EarthLight Magazine and On-line Library

Building a world free of nuclear contamination

On-line Video:

Young people struggle to save ancient forests

Turn Toward Life Mandala

Communication Skills for a Cooperative Future

Liberation Theology Resources Online

Kindred Spirits: Cooperating Organizations

FREE PDF BUMPER STICKER OF THE MONTH click image to download

Design for stained glass window from J. & R. Lamb studios,
now in U.S.Library of Congress.

our evolving vision...

Turn Toward Life is an interfaith community-without-walls for people who love the Earth, and who have come to understand, each through their own path, that the issues of peace, social justice and ecology, on the one hand, and the processes of enlightenment, self-realization, salvation and personal fulfillment, on the other, are infinitely interwoven. Turn Toward Life welcomes people of every religion (and of no particular religious affiliation) who are seeking to lead lives of active compassion, awareness, gratitude, forgiveness and creativity.

Confronted by world continuously at war, a world of savage inequalities, and a world drifting toward ecological suicide, we seek to nurture in one another a deep reverence for life and encourage one another in a strongly compassionate resistance to the forces of greed and ignorance that are destroying the world. Taking the advice of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are persuaded that only a resistance grounded in love and mutual support will last long enough and be creative enough to make a difference.

Flash from the Past: POWER -- A Song from 1979 No Nukes Concert in New York City

This 1979 song was prophetic, predicting in its way both the successes of wind and solar energy and the nuclear disasters that would arrive in the coming decades. (Leaks of radioactive waste at Hanford, WA, are a slow-moving and under-noticed calamity on a par with the much more dramatic crisis in Fukushima, Japan.)

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