FOCUS 2018 - 2019

Living Contemplatively within a Relational Universe

What physics and contemplatives are confirming is that the foundational nature of reality is relational; everything is in relationship with everything else. As a central Christian mystery, we’ve been saying this from the very beginning while still utterly failing to grasp its meaning.

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation
Richard Rohr

 

The Incarnate Word is with us,
is still speaking, is present
always, yet leaves no sign
but everything that is.
This Day: Collected & New Sabbath Poems
Wendell Berry

 

Nobody started it, nobody is going to stop it. It will talk as long as it wants, this rain. As long as it talks I am going to listen.
Thomas Merton: When the Trees Say Nothing
Kathleen Deignan, ed.

GUIDING BELIEFS

  • The Earth Community is an interconnected web of life.
  • Life within the web is sustained by diversity.
  • Every creature in the web deserves respect.
  • Justice and peace are integral to the life of the web.
  • Compassion toward all leads to healing and reconciliation.
  • Creation tends toward communion whose ultimate expression is love.
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Bioregion Reparation Fund to continue the legacy

Full Circle has created a new fund with the Community Foundation of St. Clair County to continue the legacy of love and concern for the integrity of the natural world.
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