Contemplation: Inner work for outer change

Issue 22, Summer 2011

Issue 22

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This issue invites us to slow down and remember that inner work is essential for outer change. Let’s do ritual, enter rhythms of community, and settle in for some good old fashioned rest.

  • Varieties of religious contemplation
  • Ritual: Crocheting-Finding life’s rhythm through my hands
    Rachel Barber 8
  • Ritual: Lunch-time fasting
    Ryan Masters 17
  • Ritual: Those who sing pray twice
    Laura Blakley Brouwer 19
  • Ritual: The rosary
    Chris Rodkey 23
  • Ritual: Lunch break
    Mandy Smith 28
  • Ritual: Journaling
    Henry Bakker 39
  • Inner work for outer change
  • Forget ‘making a difference’
    Will Braun 6
  • Anatomy of a mystic
    James Shelley 10
  • Common goodness
    Bre Woligroski and Aiden Enns 12
  • Speechless for a week
    Amanda Follett 14
  • At least now I know I’m neurotic
    Kaeti Hinck 15
  • A different way to be white
    Tammerie Day 16
  • Work, rest and play, an ancient recipe for wholeness
    Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma 18
  • Junia House: Finding contemplation in the rhythms of community
    Anna Bowen 22
  • The story as I see it
    Aislinn Hunter 24
  • Sabbath unplugged
    Brenton Dickieson 26
  • Three stations of the activist soul
    Josiah Neufeld 30
  • Stepping in it
    Robert Rowen-Herzog 40
  • prayer on the six p.m. subway
    Daniel Berrigan 43
  • A call for monks and activists to unite
    Will Braun 44
  • Sinner's Corner: What to wear
    Margot Starbuck 54
  • Don't just sit there. Be.
    Nicholas Klassen 55
  • Culturosities
    edited by Aaron Levere
  • Artifacts: The motorcycle
    Scott McLeod 56
  • Good Christian Bitches coming to TV?
    Sarah Petz 57
  • Yes Labs, a new resource for big-time culture jamming
    Emily Summach 58
  • JR turning the world ‘Inside Out’
    Aaron Epp 59
  • Reverend Billy and the Church of Earthalujah
  • Ignoring Pema Chödrön
    Maya Rasmussen (Pema Chökyi) 61
  • Before the world ends, I breathe through my nose
    Carrie S. Martin 62
  • Experiments
    edited by Eva Klassen
  • Soap nuts: An experiment in suds
    Michelle Branco 64
  • Self-experiment: The no ’poo do'
    Eva Klassen 65
  • Just hangin’ out
    Eva Klassen 65
  • Parklets: pavement to parks
    Geez Staff 66
  • Urban swings
    Eva Klassen 68
  • Civil Disobedience
    edited by Christopher Paetkau
  • Law-breaking love
    Taylor Brock. 68
  • Budgeting illiteracy
    Geez staff 69
  • Queer rising
    Geez staff 69
  • Environment activist faces sentencing 69
  • A city designed for protests
    Geez Staff 70
  • News
    edited by Rachel Barber
  • PG rating for ‘uterus’ 73
  • Anti-Muslim bill 74
  • Girl Scouts vs. Kellogg’s 74
  • Reviews
    edited by Kurt Armstrong
  • Our Friendly Local Terrorist
    Reviewed by Kurt Armstrong 76
  • The Sonderberg Case
    Reviewed by Julienne Isaacs 76
  • High VioletThe National
    Reviewed by Jesse James DeConto 77
  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
    Reviewed by Brittany Shoot 78
  • Wasteland
    Reviewed by Angela Wallace 79
  • Editorial
    by Aiden Enns 80
  • Light easily navigates the darknes

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