Awakening to the Need for Transformation: A Conversation with Nancy Roof
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Awakening to the Need for Transformation: A Conversation with Nancy Roof

It is urgent that we wake up to the systems that are in place that serve no living beings well. To stop taking things for granted. To begin to question; to recognize that our everyday decisions make a difference. Susan sits down to talk with Dr. Nancy Roof, founder and editor of the award-winning Kosmos […]

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Becoming Students of the Wisdom and Intelligence of Animals: Carolyn Baker Interviews Dr. Susan Eirich

  “We allow ourselves to be touched deeply by these creatures, and this changes us forever…” Carolyn Baker Since we started Earthfire Radio conversations our audience has grown, and we in turn are receiving invitations to be interviewed. We are including one of those conversations here, with Carolyn Baker of the New Lifeboat Radio.   None […]

What the Animals Want Us to Know: Conversation with Linda Bender, DVM
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What the Animals Want Us to Know: Conversation with Linda Bender, DVM

“If I narrow it down to what one thing animals want me to say is the basic problem, it’s that we believe we are separate from the natural world. It’s that interconnectedness, that intertwining we have with all life is where our true joy comes from. There is no other access for that….” Susan sits […]

Spreading the Light: A Job Description for Life with Deena Metzger
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Spreading the Light: A Job Description for Life with Deena Metzger

When you work for the common good, one of the blessings is the network you enter; the people you meet who work from the deepest place in their hearts, inspiring others to be their best selves; to reach to the depths of their own gifts and creativity. Deena Metzger is one of those, the physical […]

The Power of One Human, the Power of One Bear: A Conversation with Jill Robinson
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The Power of One Human, the Power of One Bear: A Conversation with Jill Robinson

Speaking with Jill Robinson of the Animals Asia Foundation makes me want to sell everything I own, give her all my money, and live naked in a hut eating beans so she can continue with her work.  She is a beacon of hope and inspiration for what humans can be, and can do. This is […]

Andrew Harvey’s Savage Grace: The Beauty of Sacred Activism, Part II
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Andrew Harvey’s Savage Grace: The Beauty of Sacred Activism, Part II

In a fascinating, passionate wide-ranging podcast, Andrew and Susan explore the nature of the human/animal/nature relationship; what it can give us, and the beautiful nature of the reciprocal universe — a universe that responds to our love. Andrew clarifies the essence of his recent book, Savage Grace, which is what he feels is needed at […]

Through Wolves’ Eyes: Insights from Wildlife Artist Anne London, Part I
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Through Wolves’ Eyes: Insights from Wildlife Artist Anne London, Part I

Expressing the soul of an animal through art: Susan Eirich sits down for a heartfelt conversation with wildlife artist Anne London. “I remember being a child riding in the back of my parents’ car and looking up at birds hanging on the telephone wires and thinking to myself, “I can feel the wires in my […]

Andrew Harvey On-Air— “Don’t Curse the Darkness, Light a Candle”*: Part I
EPISODE 11 Spiritual Ecology

Andrew Harvey On-Air— “Don’t Curse the Darkness, Light a Candle”*: Part I

In a passionate, lyrical, fascinating conversation, Andrew Harvey shares his thoughts about Nature as embodied God; that creation is sacred in all of its elements and that animals are ambassadors of qualities of God so we can be informed by their wisdom. By falling deeply in love with them we can enter into their consciousness […]

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Understanding Animal Voices with Penelope Smith, Part II

This second half of an interview with Penelope Smith begins by exploring the question,  “Do animals grow spiritually as they age?”