- Rick Bonetti
Imagining a New Future Together
Join Joanna Macy, author of Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy (to be released June 12, 2022) and Jonathan Gustin, founder of Purpose Guides Institute for a live, free* Video-Zoom gathering on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. PDT. Click here to Register.
Note: this event has been rescheduled twice from May as first Jonathan and then Joanna contracted Covid-19. Both are now reportedly recovering well now..
"A powerful and unlikely spiritual teacher has arrived, sweeping everyone into the shadows of its cloak. This teacher has begun to interrupt life as we know it, showing us the impermanence and fragility of our lifestyle and our way of seeing the world. This teacher goes by the name of Climate Change."
"You are invited to join in imagining a new future together. In this special gathering you will discover your authentic place in the world and prepare to offer your soul-level purpose as a gift of service to life in this time."
Tentative Schedule for Tuesday June 14, 2022 (Times are in PDT) 12:00-12:15 Talk Part 1- Climate Change as Spiritual Practice 12:15 - 1:00 Grief Council - Meeting our Climate Change Fears Together 1:00 - 1:10 Talk Part 2 - From Disheartenment to Empowerment 1:10 - 1:40 Personal Action Exploration: A Guided Soul-Inquiry Meditation 1:40 - 2:00 Collective Action Debrief - Share What You are Called to Do
BONUS - Register Now And Receive Up To 5 Free E-Books On Climate Change!
Joanna Macy, PH.D, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. A respected voice in the movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with five decades of activism. The author of more than twelve books, including Active Hope and Coming Back To Life. She is the root teacher of the Work That Reconnects. She is 93.
Jonathan Gustin, M.A, MFT, is a purpose guide, psychotherapist, and meditation teacher in private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 27 years. Jonathan is the founder and lead teacher of the Purpose Guides Institute and Green Sangha. He has taught purpose discovery at San Quentin Prison and also serves as adjunct faculty at John F. Kennedy University.
*NOTE: Registration for the gathering is free, but the organizer will request a $20 donation request at the conclusion of the event for those who are able to contribute. Jonathan and Joanna are doing this event on a gift basis.