Earth teach me quiet ~ as the grasses are
still with new light.
Earth teach me suffering ~ as old stones suffer with
Earth teach me humility ~
as blossoms are humble with beginning.
Earth teach me caring ~ as mothers
nurture their young.
Earth teach me courage ~ as the tree that stands
Earth teach me limitation ~ as the ant that crawls
on the ground.
Earth teach me freedom ~ as the eagle that soars in the sky.
Earth teach me acceptance ~ as the leaves that die each fall.
teach me renewal ~ as the
seed that rises in the spring.
Earth teach me to
forget myself ~ as
melted snow forgets its life.
Earth teach me to remember
kindness ~ as dry fields weep with
"To protect the Earth is to protect ourselves.
Everything is linked to
To save our planet is to save ourselves,
children and grandchildren."
- Thich Nhat
"What we now need is real leadership so that
will enjoy the
benefits of our wisdom, empathy
instead of having to manage the consequences
of the Earth."
does not spring from the soil,
trouble does not sprout from the Earth." - Job 5:6
"Upon what does the
(The sages say it stands upon twelve pillars.)
stand upon the waters;
the waters upon the mountains;
upon the wind;
the wind upon the storm;
the storm is suspended upon the
strength of the Holy One,
blessed be He, as it is written."
Babylonian Talmud, Tract
Hagiga, Chapter II
translated by Michael Levi
"Children who never spend significant,
unstructured time outdoors in natural settings can hardly be expected to grow
into adults who will care enough to fight to protect the
- Crista Worthy
"We live in a cooperative biological
world which possess many features of life, most notably homeostatic regulation
of temperature, gases, salinity, and other variables. Each species contributes
some way to the metabolism and homeostasis of
the planet. Coral creates lagoons that
help remove salt from the ocean, which
would otherwise double in salinity in just 60 million years. Photosynthesizing
algae and rainforests produce the
oxygen that sustains animal life, while other mechanisms prevent oxygen
levels from going too high and sparking devastating planet-wide forest fires.
Bacteria accelerate rock weathering to bring carbon out of the atmosphere,
while marine animals eventually turn that carbon into shells ultimately
sequestered on the ocean floor. And something, some combination of organic and
inorganic processes, has kept earth's surface temperature stable as
the sun's apparent brightness has
increased by 30 or 40 percent over three billion years." -
"From the moon, the Earth is
so small and so fragile, and such a precious little spot in that
beautiful, that you can block it out
with your thumb. Then you realize that on that spot, that little blue and white
thing, is everything that means anything to you - all of history and music and
poetry and art and death and birth and compassion,
tears, joy, games, all of it
right there on that little spot that you can cover with your thumb. And you
realize from that perspective that you've changed forever, that there is
something new there, that the relationship is no longer what it was." - Rusty
"When I was the last man to walk on the moon in December
1972, I stood in the blue darkness and looked
in awe at the Earth from
the lunar surface. What I saw was almost too
beautiful to grasp. There was too
much logic, too much purpose - it was just too
beautiful to have happened by
accident. It doesn't matter how you choose to
worship God ...
God has to exist to have
created what I was privileged to see." - Gene Cernan
"On the return trip
home, gazing through 240,000 miles of space toward the stars and the planet
from which I had come, I suddenly experienced the
intelligent, loving, harmonious." - Edgar
"Our problems are not competition with China for
control of outer space; our problems are right here before us on
global warming, poisoning of
our biosphere, land erosion - loss of topsoil - desertification, extinction of
species, disposal of nuclear and toxic
wastes, competition for natural resources and
poverty. What good is a colony out
in space when our mothership is in
distress?" - Alton L. Safford
"The latest reports clearly place a moral
choice before humanity:
What do we value most, the Earth we
live on or "prosperity"? What
prosperity in the face of
environmental degradation?" - Mary
Earth is defined
The substance of the human body; clay.
mothership of the species
The realm or
abode of mortal existence; the
temporal world; reality.
The globe or planet which we inhabit; the
world, in distinction from the sun, moon, or stars.
matter which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water;
Material things, as opposed to spiritual things; the
pursuits, interests, and allurements of this life..
The softer inorganic
matter composing part of the surface of the planet, in distinction from the firm rock;
soil of all kinds, including gravel,
clay, loam, and the like; sometimes, soil favorable to the growth of plants; the
visible surface of the globe; the ground; as, loose earth; rich
The third planet from the
sun, having a sidereal period of revolution about the sun of 365.26 days at a
mean distance of approximately 149 million kilometers (92.96 million miles), an
axial rotation period of 23 hours 56.07 minutes, an diameter of 12,756
kilometers (7,923 miles) at the equator. Earth spins around the center of the
Milky Way at ~ 220 kilometers per second, or 490,000 miles per
Once upon a time there was a
very unique planet.
unique planet was given a Soul by the Creator.
Soul of the Earth creates a home for
Creation is empty save when
there is Life.
Creation breathes gently
through every Season.
Moon waxes and wanes intimating Life.
The Procession of Life marches endlessly
towards the Eternal.
touched by the Soul of Earth continue to arrive -
Jesus the Tekton,
'Abdullāh and Bahá'u'lláh
included, dreaming of a Garden on
Earth in which the animals learned to live in peace with Nature and
sowing seeds and reaping a Harvest
"There is a deep affinity between the
Earth and the
being." - Karen Armstrong
Smile O voluptuous cool-breath'd
Earth of the slumbering and
of departed sunset - Earth of
the mountains misty-topt!
Earth of the vitreous pour of
the full moon just tinged with
Earth of shine
and dark mottling the tide of the
Earth of the limpid gray of
clouds brighter and clearer for my sake!
that you are sitting on the ground, with your bare bottom touching the earth.
Since you are not wearing a scarf or hat, you are also exposed to
heaven above. You are sandwiched
between heaven and earth: a naked man
or woman. Sitting between heaven
always earth. The earth will let anyone sit on it, and earth never gives way.
It never lets you go - you don't drop off this earth and go flying through
sky is always sky; heaven is always above you. Whether it is
snowing or raining or the
sun is shining, whether it is daytime
or nighttime, the
sky is always there. In that sense, we know
that heaven and earth are trustworthy." - Chogyam Trungpa
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