Community Potluck– This Thursday, March 31st!!

29 Mar

Thursday, March 31st at 6:30pm
James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation
2146 E Johnson, Madison

Bring a dish to pass, your family and friends, and any ideas you’d like to share. We plan to share our stories and hope our future events incorporate your ideas of community. We will also be showing part of the In Transition 1.0 film for those of you interested in learning more about the greater Transition movement!~


One Response to “Community Potluck– This Thursday, March 31st!!”

  1. Julie Fitzpatrick April 5, 2011 at 8:24 pm #

    Julie Fitzpatrick 2011

    It has taken some doing,
    Accepting that I am a member
    Of a natural disaster,
    Rather than an illuminated literati;

    Realizing that the glowing legacy
    I have imagined for my species
    Does not match the swath
    Of destruction wrought in its stead;

    Swallowing the welling
    Of regret and guilt that has
    Stemmed from this reluctant dawning,
    To buckle down and change the way I live.

    I no longer eat meat,
    Unable to accept the rationale ‘Other animals eat meat, so why not us,’
    Now that we outnumber the tigers
    Three million to one.

    I don’t fly,
    Preferring transportation that does not rely on oil,
    A sticky substance resembling –
    Not coincidentally – blood.

    I do not buy new things,
    As each new thing
    Represents the degradation of very old, very dear things;
    Water, air, mountains, old growth forests.

    I garden with my children,
    Hoping that one day, with eyes open,
    They will be able to see themselves
    As members of an illuminated literati.

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