The Search for Thomas Berry’s Riverdale Papers

By Robin J. Hood   The Centre for Earth and Spirit was influenced by several inspired earthlings who came before – Thomas Berry was central among them. A few months ago Kim Holl was surprised to field a call from Michael Dowd, a  US Minister and Berry scholar...

Orcas Go to Court

THE PEOPLE vs KINDER MORGAN AN ORCA SOUNDINGS INITIATIVE  by Ana Simeon |  RAVEN  Brilliant sunshine greeted the first day of the massive Kinder Morgan legal challenge in federal court in Vancouver.  The morning opened with legal arguments from Tsleil-Waututh Nation...

EYE TO EYE: Whale Encounter

FROM THE ARCHIVES:  A Journal Entry by John T. Shields On a cool August morning, I was sailing off south Oak Bay in my 30′ wooden sailboat. In the waters off Trial Island the winds dropped and a dense fog rose. The morning light turned the cool fog into a golden...

William Head Inmates Heal from Trauma

The INTENSIVE JOURNAL Method at William Head Institution      by William Israel As a member of the Restorative Justice Coalition at William Head federal penitentiary on Vancouver Island, Bill Israel spends one evening a week with fellow Coalition members and 15...

Living Well, Dying Well – At the Pool of Wonder

The world is round and the place that may seem like the end may also be the beginning.  – Ivy Baker Priest We began as strangers and yet through the course of our conversation we revealed such intimate stories and feelings. There was tragedy, sadness and great...