Gaia News Archive

We Are Passengers

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Today’s earthquake, and resulting tsunami, in Japan reminds us of a few important truths: we are but passengers on this spaceship; it’s a living ship; the skin we rest upon is alive, and ripples with activity.

I am reminded that my own lifetime is barely a breath in the long history of this planet. My cares and concerns are like sub-atomic particals. Gaia is old and large and opperates under principles that, for all our human nattering, are immutable. That said, I pray for the communities affected by this.

Video: 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan

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gaiagirls Lee Welles is the author of the Gaia Girls book series.

Making History

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

In 121 years, no woman has ever chaired a meeting of the Corning City Council. That changed Monday night when Gaia Girls author, Lee Welles took gavel in hand and ran the meeting. She’s happy to make history, but sad that more women don’t run for office. “It amazes me that more women don’t consider running for local office,” Lee said. “It is a great way to engage your community!” You can read more at The Leader’s website, or check out NBC Affiliate, WETM’s coverage here.

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gaiagirls Lee Welles is the author of the Gaia Girls book series.