“I’d been on a journey of intersecting griefs. I was grieving the loss of the very hopeful possibilities that Dr. King had faith in.”
“But for such a time as this that you were born—to take responsibility for the whole.”
“The very act of planting a tree is an act of commitment to a future. Trees grow.”
This teaching is excerpted from No Time to Lose: A Dharma Response to Climate Change, a daylong event hosted in September 2019 by Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Center. Participating teachers included Joanna Macy, Belvie Rooks, Jennifer Berezan, Venerable Anālayo, James Baraz, Thanissara, Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield, and others. View the video from the entire day here.