Nature, Culture and Spirit
Human beings are seekers of meaning: our beliefs and values tend to be the most powerful guides and motivators in our lives. To restore our environment and communities and our wholeness will require an in-depth psycho-spiritual paradigm shift-the awakening (or rediscovery) of a profound Earth-honoring spirituality and a more expansive compassion at the core of our ethical and/or religious worldviews.
Self-quarantined and isolated in her apartment in Brooklyn, Hala Alyan is more aware than ever of humanity’s interdependence—suddenly exposed as a raw, pulsing nerve. With all of us inescapably together as we move through this pandemic, how, she asks, can we make room for grief, empathy, and hope?