Love the Earth Today...And Every Day

It's Earth Day. The day when many of us stop what we are doing and take a moment to appreciate our amazing planet. Some will even take time out to clean up a beach or do a ritual. I'm glad Earth Day was created so that we have a collective way to embrace our home and show it love.

But I am a firm believer in the "every day is Earth Day" mantra. We should show the same reverence for her on October 5 as we do on April 22.

Look around. What do you see outside? An oak tree? A patch of grass? Tulips pushing up through the ground? Cacti among rocks? A river? The ocean? Say hello to it. Thank it. Ask it if it needs anything, has anything to say. You may be surprised what happens.

I'll leave you with this quote by Starhawk, someone I admire greatly:

"We speak of 'healing the earth,' but in reality, what needs healing is our human relationship to the earth."

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