The Seven Stones Blog

We invite you to explore our thoughts, ideas and reflections on our journey through the maze of scarcity into our understanding of Sustainable Abundance.

Sufficiency in this Moment

By Gina LaRoche

Sufficiency does not equal comfort. It doesn’t mean we won’t be hungry, tired, bored or lonely if we choose to live in Sufficiency. It doesn’t mean we are exempt from failure, loss, disease or upset. It doesn’t mean we have transcended something, that we are special or unique. What I have discerned on my journey…

Reflecting on Our Way (Part 6.5 of 7)

By Shea Adelson

Sufficiency is not right, but it is a right that we can harvest, a truth that exists for us to realize for ourselves. There’s no road down scarcity or road down sufficiency. For most of us the path of sufficiency is checkered with both the assumptions of scarcity and sufficiency at different times or moments. Our goal, my goal, is to lean into sufficiency more of the time.


By Gina LaRoche

The sun rises Its rays dance on the earth – all of the earth Its light sparkles like diamonds Jewels to be enjoyed by all Rays are abundant Not only for this planet but for seven others There is nothing to bottle Nothing to capture Nothing to sell, harness or hoard The sun is for…

The Truth About Sufficiency

By Gina LaRoche

I have just finished the Beacon Press imprint of Gandhi an Autobiography: The story of my experiments with truth (1957). Although I found M.K. Gandhi’s writing style a little irksome I am intrigued by his experiments and I wonder what, if anything, they have to do with sufficiency? What are my truths? What could my…