“The nonviolent resistance of Indigenous water protectors against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock has inspired a movement of “sacred activism,” rooting political action in spiritual reconnection. Sacred activism is a true light of hope in a world facing catastrophe, as it provides the spiritual foundation needed to unify people worldwide around a shared vision for global system change.
“To truly heal this planet, we need the power of community, which is much more than simply a political coalition. Whenever people come together around a shared goal and practice solidarity, they connect with a power greater than the sum of their individual efforts. Thus, they’re unified and driven by meaning, trust and possibility, able to overcome any obstacle.”
Read the full story by Martin Winiecki, activist, networker, writer and co-worker of the Tamera Peace Research & Education Center in Portugal, where he organizes the international activist gathering “Defend the Sacred”….