The Great Turning Film: Joanna Macy on Uncertainty

Another message from my she-ro, Joanna Macy:

For those with more time, there’s also this talk, posted by Naropa University last year … Joanna Macy speaking about “The Courage to See, the Power to Choose”:

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  1. Posted by manyhahama1955 on August 31, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    Thank you, Laura, She is my She-ro too. So well said. She is such a beautiful being.

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  2. Wow, what an amazing lady!!! Thank you for sharing this.

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  3. Posted by sky on August 31, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    Oh, I like that term, “she-ro”! How cool! I will definitely remember that. Thanks for sharing these two videos. We often need to first see things “as they really are” before we can change them.

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    • Hi Sky, I can’t claim having made up that term, but I do like it, too! Yes, in so many things, looking beyond the denial is an important prelude to real, lasting, effective, intentional change.

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  4. Posted by Kieron on August 31, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    I was *just* this morning contemplating sending you a link to a 2013 interview of her by Krista Tippet that I ran across, knowing of your admiration of her. But then I thought I’ve been forwarding a lot of articles lately… Then you posted the video. 🙂 Great minds and all that. So then here it is anyway. 🙂

    Joanna Macy: A Wild Love for the World

    http://www.dailygood.org/story/565/joanna-macy-a-wild-love-for-the-world-krista-tippet/

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  5. Reblogged this on Reiki Dawn and commented:
    Sharing from dear Laura Bruno, Joanna Macy. There’s no one like her. I hope you take the time to watch the second video as well as the first.

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