Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In Without Going Crazy

For those drawn by the allure of the title, “Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy”, feel confident that the book delivers on its promise. The journey is not easy, but this acts as a remarkable guide.

Frequently I would be thinking, “this makes me feel so …” and before I could finish the thought, there it was in print; it’s so strange how this journey can be so individual, yet each one of us comes across familiar mile posts. I do recommend reading it with another person or a reading group and taking the time to complete the numerous exercises throughout, especially when you think you know its outcome.


written by Jason Olshefsky

Circles and Beloved Community

When I’m getting to know someone, I like to ask them the question, “What were you like in middle school?” I like this question because it helps me learn about …