Molly Young Brown

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Coming Back to Life

The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Authors Joanna Macy and Molly Brown address the anguish experienced by those who would confront the harsh realities of our time. In this fully updated edition of Coming Back to Life, they show … ; 379 View
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Preface by Molly Young Brown

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Living within a society that denies the pain it causes engenders deep conflict within us, but the taboos against speaking of it, or even seeing it, are subtle, strong and complex. Being nice … 5 $0.50 Add
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To Choose Life

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Our political economy requires ever-increasing extraction and consumption of resources. To the Industrial Growth Society, the Earthi s supply house and sewer. The planet’s body is not only … ; 19 $1.90 Add
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The Greatest Danger – The Deadening of Heart and Mind

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perils facing life on Earth are so massive and unprecedented they are hard even to take in. The very danger signals that should rivet our attention, summon up the blood and bond us in collective … ; 17 $1.70 Add
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The Basic Miracle: Our True Nature and Power

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Perhaps we made our biggest error in thinking of the world as made of “stuff ” to begin with. Fortunately — and paradoxically — our very search for mastery and knowledge … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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What is the Work that Reconnects?

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As we stand now at the brink of destroying our planet as a home for conscious life, contemporary science and ancient spiritual traditions bring us insights into the basic miracle of our … ; 11 $1.10 Add
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Guiding the Work that Reconnects

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Never before in history have our destinies been so intertwined. The crises facing us are too vast and complex for any one of us alone to comprehend, much less adequately respond. The fact that … ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Coming from Gratitude

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We have received an inestimable gift. To be alive in this beautiful, self-organizing universe — to participate in the dance of life with senses to perceive it, lungs that breathe it, organs … ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Honoring Our Pain for the World

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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh was asked, “What do we most need to do to save our world?” His questioners probably expected him to identify the best strategies to pursue, but Thich Nhat … ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Seeing With New Eyes

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We move into the next stage of the Spiral as we realize from personal experience that it is from our connectivity that our pain for the world arises. The very distress that, when we hid it, … ; 34 $3.40 Add
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Deep Time – Reconnecting with Past and Future Generations

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People of today relate to time in a way that is surely unique in history. The technologies and economic forces unleashed by the Industrial Growth Society radically alter our experience of time, … ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Going Forth

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The culmination of the workshop serves as a bridge between the experiences of our work together (described in the last four chapters) and the daily lives we are about to resume. We have come to … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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The Work That Reconnects with Children and Teens

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Many adults, especially parents and teachers, face an agonizing dilemma: how to talk with our children about the Great Unraveling, knowing they will suffer its effects in their lifetimes. We want … ; 29 $2.90 Add
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Meditations for the Great Turning

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To heal our society, our psyches must heal as well. Haunted by the desperate needs of our time and beset by more commitments than we can easily carry, we may wonder how to find the time and … ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Appendix A

A Chief Seattle's Message

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Chief Sealth, or Seattle as he is now known, delivered a speech in his native Duwamish to his tribal assembly in the Pacific Northwest in 1854. Notes on the speech were jotted down by one Dr. … ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Appendix C

Ethics and Declarations of Rights

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Here are documents and web links of major initiatives for the Great Turning that are close to Joanna’s and Molly’s hearts, having been the focus of our activism for many years and … ; 5 $0.50 Add