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What is a wounded place?

*a polluted river or lake or stream *an endangered animal *a clear-cut forest *a place that makes you feel sad when you think how beautiful it used to be *a wilderness area torn up for a shopping mall or other development *wild plants losing their…Read More

Know anyone in Paraguay?

.... or Brazil or Chile or anywhere else in South America? For our Global Earth Exchange on Saturday, June 18, we have a goal of 100 wounded places worldwide receiving attention and beauty. And so far we don't have anyone signed up in South America. If you…Read More

10 Ways You Can't Do It Wrong!

Dear Members of Radical Joy for Hard Times, Saturday, June 18 is the second annual Global Earth Exchange, when people all over the world will go to wounded places to tell their stories and make simple acts of…Read More

What is a wounded place anyway?

A wounded place is any place that tugs your heart as you consider its former beauty and what has happened to erode that beauty. It's a place you will always have a connection with, no matter what has happened. Wounded places where people have done Radical…Read More

Make beauty at a wounded place you love on June 18!

When the places we love are damaged, we hurt too. But by going to these places, acknowledging our feelings and telling our stories, and then making a simple beauty there, we heal the place and empower ourselves. Join the Global Earth Exchange on June 18 when…Read More

Make beauty for a place you love on June 18!

When places we love are damaged, we hurt too. But by making simple beauty we heal the place & empower ourselves. Join the Global Earth Exchange on June 18 when people worldwide make beauty for damaged places & endangered species! 1. Go to a wounded…Read More

Make a radical act of beauty for Japan

A friend who lives on the southern coast of Japan wrote me this morning, "I have been thinking about Radical Joy for Hard Times, and this is truly a time for practicing it." At times of such immense sorrow and horror, perhaps the one wild, sweet, existential…Read More
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