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Forum, June/July 2015

Finding special mountaintops I greatly appreciated Friends Journal devoting the whole January issue to the urgent issue of climate change. I especially enjoyed Shelley Tannenbaum’s use of a braided river in Alaska as a metaphor for her three-part spiritual journey to Quaker Earthcare Witness (“Braided Journey”). It made me think of the idea of a Quaker workshop where each person is searching, hopefully finding his or her earth metaphor, like Shelley’s “braided river,” as a way to construct one’s spiritual/political/ecological journey. I think earthcare needs a person to be grounded in a “love spot” in nature, and use🔒

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