FIRELIGHT

Wisdom to Support & Inspire

FIrelight includes content to nourish our souls and inspire our climate justice work. We hope these offerings can also support your meetings and gatherings as you ground your time together in relationship and care. If you'd like to contribute a reflection, poem, or another source of inspiration for Firelight, contact [email protected].

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Sacred Circle Liturgy – a Climate Crisis Resource

This Climate Crisis Liturgy is a worship resource recently created by David Weiss, a theologian, writer, poet and hymnist committed to doing “public theology” around issues of ecology, sexuality, justice, diversity,…

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Writing for a Storm: Six Moments of Grief and Resistance

As we begin this September edition of Firelight, we mourn the loss of life due to Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines. This month’s curator…

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Facing Grief with Deep Love

Dear Friend, I write to you with a special edition of Firelight, in response to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decision to grant the Line 3 pipeline a Certificate of Need.…

Understanding Self for Climate Action

Dear Friends, This month we share with you reflections from MNIPL Board Member, Narayan Dhakal on the Understanding of Self through the lens of his Hindu faith. It reminds me…

On Taking Back our Power

Welcome to this edition of Firelight, curated by Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Read on for her meditation on taking back our power, listening to ourselves and our bodies, and sensing the…

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What does love have to do with climate change?

Thanks to clever marketing and winter doldrums, February is often associated with Valentine’s Day, an annual celebration of love. What does love have to do with climate change? Everything! Without…

Being the Dream: On Winter’s Wisdom

Welcome to the first edition of Firelight of 2018, curated by Kali Higgins who shares music, poetry, meditation, and reflection as we find our way into the depths and wisdom…

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On Keeping Warm

Welcome to this edition of Firelight, curated by Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Read on for her meditation on the beloved Mary Oliver poem “Wild Geese”, an invitation to care for ourselves…

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Here is the World

Have you noticed how the sun is playing in the leaves, giving us these glorious last few days of fall? The bright beauty of the world seems so clear to…

Fall Findings

This edition of Firelight is curated by Kali Higgins who shares music, poetry, and reflections as we settle into Fall! This month’s curator Kali Higgins co-creates experiences where people can…