The Virtue of Paying Attention: Dragonflies

The Virtue of Paying Attention

By Cindy Crosby Published in the Summer 2009 issue of Flourish magazine   So much of our life passes in a comfortable blur. Living on the senses requires an easily triggered sense of marvel, a little extra energy, and most people are lazy … [Read more...]

The Work of Idleness

The Work of Idleness

By Ragan Sutterfield Published in the Summer 2009 issue of Flourish magazine Once I was in a group that was asked to say the most important thing we do for the environment. I ran down the list of my activities—I run an organic vegetable farm, … [Read more...]

Inside Flourish

[from the Summer issue of Flourish magazine] by RUSTY PRITCHARD Editor-in-Chief Last week, I experienced the jarring juxtaposition of those fighting a culture war and those commited to changing culture by creating culture. I participated in … [Read more...]

Toolshed

[from the Summer issue of Flourish magazine] Savings Sampler A little here, a little there—making even small financially and ecologically sustainable choices adds up to significant savings in the current economic climate. But making those … [Read more...]