Resources, Reviews...


Book Review 

The Radiance of Being by Alan Combs (St Paul, MN, Paragon House, 2002

This review will be of particular interest to those who are concerned with the integral consciousness movement.  This book, which is in its second edition, is a readily understandable introduction to the work of figures such as Jean Gebser, Sri Aurobindo and  Ken Wilbur.   

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Resources

Green Electricity Guide

The new Green Electricity Guide ranks Australia’s electricity retailers against seven ‘green’ criteria, allowing consumers to switch to more environmentally friendly retailers. http://www.greenpeace.org/australia/en/what-we-do/climate/The-Green-Electricity-Guide/#qld

Making Sense of Climate Science Denial

In collaboration with The University of Queensland, Skeptical Science is developing a MOOC, or Massive Online Open Course, that makes sense of climate science denial. The Denial101x MOOC will launch in March 2015 on the EdX platform. Registration has just opened so you can now register for free. This isn’t just a climate MOOC; it’s a MOOC about how people think about climate change. Find out more here.

Questions from the next generation

Take heart from our future leaders as they ask questions of our present leaders: http://www.askwhywhynot.org/?utm_source=Email5&utm_campaign=WWN&utm_medium=Email

2014: Advent in the New Universe Story 

This is a four-session resource for those interested in deepening their understanding of the Christmas/ Incarnation reality in the context of the new creation story. The Incarnation is a Mystery that a lifetime of contemplation would not exhaust, and yet we are continually called to explore this Mystery, and specifically during Advent. These reflections will facilitate that exploration. Useful for individuals but designed for groups, the weeks' topics include the following:  This 10-page resource is available free: 2014: Advent in the New Universe Story

Networking website

Consider adding your name and profile to this wonderful networking website that Jennifer Morgan has dreamed up and enabled.  www.deeptimejourney.org  It's a fabulous way to meet, connect with and be inspired by others in the Great Work, who are also inspired by our emerging, living, new cosmology.

Treat yourself to a feast of images

Here is a fine collection of the images by the artist Mary Southard: http://www.marysouthardart.org/

Sustainable Living

Recycling Tips

These sites will facilitate your recycling: www.freecycle.org and  www.swapshuffleshare.com

Links for Recycling

Check out this site for useful info and strategies: http://recyclereducereuse.org/index.html 

Although this site is from the USA it contains many helfpul suggestionshttp://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Environmental-Home-Remodeling-Recycling-and-Composting.17357.html   Thanks to a group of our readers for this link.

Ethical Consumption

The Ethical Consumer Group provides you with guides for sustainable shopping and more: http://www.ethical.org.au/

Purchase ecobins for home or work

You can purchase bins online at http://www.ecobinonline.com.au/products/Combo-Pack-1.html