Healing Our World: Recommended Books and DVDs

Recommended Reading for Caring for Creation/Indigenous Wisdom

  • The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in our Capsized Culture by Mary Pipher
  • Sustainable World Sourcebook: The Essential Guidebook for Concerned Citizens,, compiled by Sustainable World Coalition (www.swcoalition.org)
  • Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the break between people and government by Sam Daley-Harris.
  • The Holy Universe: A New Story of Creation for the Heart, Soul, and Spirit by David Christopher
  • The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community by David C. Korten
  • The Cosmic Dance: An Invitation to Experience Our Oneness by Joyce Rupp
  • World as Lover, World as Self by Joanna Macy
  • Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World by Joanna Macy and Molly Young Brown
  • Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In Without Going Crazy by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone
  • The Great Work by Thomas Berry
  • The Dream of the Earth by Thomas Berry
  • The Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism by Andrew Harvey
  • Blessed Unrest by Paul Hawken
  • The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony by Will Tuttle
  • Return of the Bird Tribes by Ken Carey
  • A New Covenant With Nature by Richard Heinberg
  • The World is as You Dream It: Teachings from the Amazon and Andes by John Perkins
  • Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
  • The Secret History of the American Empire by John Perkins
  • The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth by Monica Sjoo and Barbara Mor
  • Lessons of the Rainforest – edited by Suzanne Head and Robert Heinzman
  • The Time of the Black Jaguar by Arkan Lushwala
  • Ishmael: An Adventure of Mind and Spirit by Daniel Quinn
  • Peace in Our Hearts, Peace in The World by Ruth Fishel
  • The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist
  • The Quickening of America: Rebuilding Our Nation, Remaking Our Lives by Frances Moore Lapp & Paul Martin DuBois
  • Mother Earth Spirituality: Native American Paths to Healing Ourselves and Healing Our World by Ed McGaa, Eagle Man
  • The 100 Thing Challenge by Dave Bruno


  • Bag It
  • I Am
  • Who Killed the Electric Car?
  • Do the Math
  • Food, Inc.
  • Sicko

(If you live in Rochester and want to borrow any of these books or DVDs, contact me.)