Culture and Consciousness

About This Collection

This category covers a wide range of key words and phrases, but basically features EarthSayers who emphasize the importance of consciousness, being awake and aware and in this context, acknowledging the interconnectedness of all beings and acting accordingly with intelligence and compassion. Keywords included in this category range from spirituality and religion to consumerism and conservation. Stories and myths that reflect our beliefs and attitudes will also be found in this special collection.

Curated by mokiethecat

Active Hope, Belonging and Becoming by Barbara Ford

This is an interview with Barbara Ford of Gaiaworkshops.net at the Earth & Spirit Council, Earth Day ceremony, April 20 and 21st at Portland Community College/Sylvania in Portland, Oregon. She conducted a workshop on Active Hope and in this interview stresses how the culture of disassociation needs to be balanced by reconnecting and gaining a sense of belonging and becoming, part of her teachings around "Growing Awareness Into Action."

Barbara Ford has been an activist, therapist, facilitator, singer, and artist with over twenty-five years of experience working with individuals and groups, including faith groups, activists, intentional communities, non-profits, and schools. More information on her workshops at Gaiaworkshops.

She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability. 

EarthSayer Barbara Ford

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