John Bell

John Bell

John Bell is a Buddhist Dharma Teacher who lives near Boston, MA. He is a founding staff member and former vice president of YouthBuild USA, an international non-profit that provides learning and leadership opportunities to young people from low-income backgrounds. He is an author, lifelong social justice activist, international trainer facilitator, father, and grandfather. John wrote this article with the help of members of the steering committee of the Earth Holder Community, an Earth Justice Initiative of the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism. This framework collectively emerged from discussions among members of the steering committee, on which he happily serves. For more, visit his blog or contact him at jbellminder@gmail.com.

Developing a Mindful Approach to Earth Justice Work

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The story one tells oneself about climate change shapes individual feelings and actions. For example, are we on the verge of breakdown or breakthrough?  There is ample evidence for both.