Spirit of the Land is a network of peoples from diverse places inspired to work for healing in the world, peace for the lands, waters and communities of this place we call home. This is a community-led initiative.
Everyone is welcome!
Spirit of the Land is premised on the notion that our external ecological crises – from climate change to global inequity – are symptoms of a deeper spiritual and cultural need: an absence due to human separation from each other, our places and our inner-beings. Each of us is caught in ways of living that foster separation; we are both agents and victims of disconnection.
Yet herein lies reason for hope. If today’s crises have arisen because of collective acts of disconnection, then the opposite may be true too: the smallest of our actions to re-connect will give rise to a kinder world. We are all capable of being agents of peace…
Our Work: Past and Present
This is a community-led initiative. Together, we have organized conferences, courses and projects and engage in really interesting conversations. All of these efforts strive to gather voices often distant and at odds with each other. Like: Respecting the Land: Living in the Gifts and Limits of Nature held in November 2013 in Alberta, or the Caring for All Creation Series and Making Peace with the Land held in British Columbia, or the ongoing Alberta Voices project.