Thinking about Earth Day, and the ongoing concerns of our imminent doom from a collapsing planetary system, really bums me out.
Some people read Mahatma Gandhi’s words, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world,” and nod in agreement. Others take it to heart and actually try to change our world.
A forlorn father struggles to teach his teenage daughter about the importance of being environmentally friendly and discovers teenagers have their own quirky ways of showing us that “they get it.”
Change is upon us. With what is happening to the weather, can you really say that no change is happening in your environment? Can you really — the way the government would like you to — pretend that it’s not happening or blame it on cycles and natural causes?
Seattle-based photographic artist Chris Jordan has devoted about five years to showing the big picture of mass consumerism, and his work will remove any denial or doubt.
Since today is Earth Day, I wanted to share with you what is a cornerstone of my belief system. The article itself is not so much about the Earth as it is about good stewardship. I believe that good stewardship demands excellence and integrity, and if those two qualities were at the forefront of all […]
I spent the day biking. Nothing unusual about that; it’s something I do fairly often throughout most of the year, sans parts of the really cold months of winter. Unlike driving, where one is mostly protected from the elements, being on a bicycle means that whatever the weather, it is your intimate companion. Today, my […]
For Earth Day, Alison Skelton offers this Wiccan based ceremony designed to bring each of us to a greater understanding of the interconnecting role we play in the conscious creation of the Earth as a community of love and healing.
I live in the heart of a city, but when I look outside my window I breathe in the blue of the sky and the towering elm trees that create a canopy over my street. I live in the heart of a city, but I am exactly one block away from the river and a […]
I think we need trees more than SUVs, fresh water more than fertilizer, mountains more than metal smelters. This force, this energy, this presence we call nature is worthy of our awe, our respect and our best care.