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July 22nd 2022

Kinship with all life: A portal to peace  

Dr Justine Huxley

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Justine Huxley

Justine Huxley digests the experience of a recent retreat and reflects on the revolution of understanding in plant and animal consciousness, asking where it might lead humanity. “I’m done with sustainability.  What’s needed is a mad, passionate love affair with Earth!”  These were the words with which indigenous elder, Pat…

May 26th 2022

Celebrating Nowruz

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Seetha Tan

Seetha Tan reflects on St Ethelburga’s 2022 Nowruz celebrations by considering the relationship between crisis and renewal, displacement and re-rooting and the importance of celebration and collaboration. As a festival that commemorates the beginning of Spring, rebirth and regeneration, this piece reflects on the displacement of the Afghan community and…

February 9th 2022

Living in a liminal age: Seven practices for resilience

Dr Justine Huxley

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Justine Huxley

Resilience and liminality

Dr Justine Huxley reflects on St Ethelburga’s work through the lens of liminality, and describes how her personal destiny and experience of politically motivated violence drew her to a centre for reconciliation and peace. She goes on to review some of the programmes St Ethelburga’s developed in previous years, preparing…