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“The Earth is a sacred artifact that resonates with life.  We may see the Earth as being ill, but the Earth is a vital and superior organism.  The sickness we see in the World is a reflection of the sickness we feel in ourselves.”

 

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“The things that we love tell us what we are.”

– Thomas Merton –

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What is it then that you love?

What is it that compels you?

And does it compel you to goodness, to the bringing of some light into this world?  Or to the taking away, the hoarding and sequester of what could be made right and good in a cold cellar of self-righteousness and despair?

What is it that you love, and how does it compel you?

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I've walked past this log many times; it's always fascinating to me how much you can find when you take the time to look, and the subtle appearances, and disappearances that transpire over the days, weeks, and months.

I’ve walked past this log many times; it’s always fascinating to me how much you can find when you take the time to look, as well as the subtle appearances, and disappearances, that transpire over the course of days, weeks, and months. but again, I guess that’s the point.

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A failure to see connections is really the largest culprit. Science is not a necessary component of this. Science has and continues to expand human understanding on certain levels, but not all. There is much room for the development of a custodial relationship with the world.  When the World becomes as a sacred artifact to be cherished, preserved, and handled with the utmost care…less it break to pieces, turn to sand and dust.