Joanna Macy: Taking Heart in Troubled Times, Aug. 26 workshop
Aug
26
9:00 am09:00

Joanna Macy: Taking Heart in Troubled Times, Aug. 26 workshop

  • PO Box 86960

[Please note that this program is sold out. If you would like to be added to a waiting list In the event of cancellations, please contact info@livingearthoregon.org.]  

Joanna Macy.

Joanna Macy.

We are honored to host Joanna Macy's workshop in Portland, Taking Heart in Troubled Times, Saturday August 26, 9 am to 5 pm.  

Joanna Macy, PhD, is an eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and a visionary leader in the movements for healing our planet, reclaiming our full, vibrant humanity, and creating a survivable future for the generations who will follow us. Her work encourages cultivation of a visceral sense of oneness with the earth and all species, and embodies engaged spirituality on behalf of all beings. In 2014, Joanna was honored by Bioneers with a Life Achievement Award. 

The author and coauthor of more than a dozen books, Joanna Macy has led workshops around the world her book Despair and Power in the Nuclear Age was published in the early 1980s. World as Lover, World as Self and her memoir, Widening Circles, are powerful expressions her brilliant mind and passionate heart. Coming Back to Life  presents the core processes and practices she has developed in her experiential workshops. With her colleague Anita Barrows, Joanna has produced translations of Rainer Maria Rilke's work. Some of her books will be available at the workshop. 

Learn more about Joanna at www.joannamacy.net, Or visit www.workthatreconnects.org.

[Video: The Great Turning Film: Joanna Macy on Being Present]


Community Potluck:  Extremism, Grief, Courage, and Love
Jun
11
6:30 pm18:30

Community Potluck: Extremism, Grief, Courage, and Love

  • Friends Meeting House

A community potluck to connect with friends and new folks over great potluck meal.  After supper we'll reflect on the painful events that have rattled our hearts and our city in recent weeks. Please bring a veg/vegan dish to share and join us. All are welcome.  

Morning Meditation
Apr
24
8:30 am08:30

Morning Meditation

  • Living Earth

Open Heart, Open Door meditation, a simple space for morning presence and practice, 8:30-9:30 am. 

Monday Morning Meditation
Apr
10
8:30 am08:30

Monday Morning Meditation

  • Living Earth

Morning Meditation, 8:30-9:30 am at Living Earth, open heart and open door. Come when you can, to stop and sit quietly, to breathe, to pray, to settle in the moment here and now, as the week begins. 

Morning Meditation – Friday
Mar
17
8:30 am08:30

Morning Meditation – Friday

  • Living Earth

Morning Meditation, 8:30-9:30 am at Living Earth, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Open Heart, Open Door. Feel free to stop in, just to sit quietly for a little while, or to pray, or to practice.  (Click above for more information.)

2nd Sunday Potluck: Racial Ecology
Mar
12
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Sunday Potluck: Racial Ecology

  • Friends Meeting House

Racial Ecology: Creativity, Curiosity, and Community.  Join us for a veg/vegan 2nd Sunday Potluck! The food is wonderful, folks are friendly, the conversations are thoughtful and lively, and it's a great chance to connect. Bring a veg or vegan dish or beverage and join us.

Morning Meditation
Mar
8
8:30 am08:30

Morning Meditation

  • Living Earth

Morning Meditation, 8:30-9:30 am at Living Earth, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Come to this Open Heart, Open Door practice to sit quietly for a little while, to practice or to pray, or simply to be held by this space. 

Brown Bags
Feb
10
8:30 am08:30

Brown Bags

  • Friends Meeting House

Everyone needs to eat, right? Everyone. No questions, no judgement – just food.

Come lend a hand on Brown Bag Day. We make 100-150 nourishing lunches (with hot homemade soup in cold weather) so that anyone we meet who is hungry has a good meal that day. Simple.

 

Women's March Portland
Jan
21
11:00 am11:00

Women's March Portland

  • Southwest Naito Parkway and NW Couch Portland, OR United States

March in love and solidarity for women's and girls' and everyone's rights.  Meet Living Earth at 11:00 am at corner of NE 13 & Multnomah (Holladay Park), then Max across the river at 11:30 to join the march downtown. 
 

Chai & Chalisas
Jan
20
7:00 pm19:00

Chai & Chalisas

  • Living Earth Open Center

Come sip chai, sing Hanuman Chalisas, verses about the devotion, courage, strength, wisdom, and compassion this Monkey embodies. A perfect way to remind ourselves who really are, for the Women's March on Saturday, and whatever lies ahead!