The teachings of the buddhadharma and ecology have always been intimately connected, like a deep-rooted legume plant drinking in clouds of atmospheric nitrogen and fixing plump pink pouches of protein all along its vital root system. In these challenging times of environmental, economic and human suffering, how do we bear witness to the unfolding of the present moment and respond with grounded creativity and intention? The links below will connect you with some writings and resources that I have found helpful.
NEWS: Tricycle Article Selected for Best Buddhist Writing of 2011 Anthology
Wendy's article, "The Call of the Abyss: The BP Oil Spill and the Undersea Realm of Impenetrable Darkness," which originally appeared in Tricycle magazine in Fall 2010, has been selected to be anthologized in Best Buddhist Writing of 2011.
Sarvodaya: a movement in Sri Lanka involved in development and reconstruction, active in thousands of villages in all regions of the country.
San Francisco Zen Center
Awakening from the Illusion of Separateness
This is Not a Doomsday Talk, with Annie Somerville
A New Path Into Ancient Land
Memorial Day, Decoration Day, and Peaceful Warriors
|Roots to Sustain|
|Responding Elementally to Climate Emergency|
|The Ides of March|
|Gardening at the Dragon's Gate
|Upaya Zen Center|
|True Nourishment from the Boundless Field|
|Fresh Ink and Hot Thoughts (with Natalie Goldberg)|
|Fresh Ink: Walk the Path of the Writer's Life (with Natalie Goldberg)|
|An Evening with Natalie Goldberg and Wendy Johnson|
|Structure and the Natural World (with Natalie Goldberg)
|NOFA (NE Organic Farming Association)|