"By animal faith we believe in ourselves
and the Earth of which we are a part

George Santayana

Chinese charater for the planet earth

Earthlike planets are extremely rare.

Everything we do to the Earth, we do to ourselves.

Was Earth once a big spinning ‘doughnut’?

outer space
earth water air

Earth teach me quiet ~ as the grasses are still with new light.
Earth teach me suffering ~ as old stones suffer with memory.
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 alone.
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.
Earth 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 rain.
Ute Prayer

the earth is alive

"To protect the Earth is to protect ourselves.
Everything is linked to everything else.
To save our planet is to save ourselves,
our children and grandchildren."
- Thich Nhat Hanh

"What we now need is real leadership so that future generations
will enjoy the benefits of our wisdom, empathy and foresight,
instead of having to manage the consequences
of our selfish ravaging of the Earth."
Daniel Brezenoff

Sacred Earth Site


"May the inhabitants of earth become one in their hearts
Unite their plans and designs with the dwellers in heaven!
All separation and polytheism and dualism will vanish
For there is only unity in real existence!" - Rumi

"Evil does not spring from the soil,
and trouble does not sprout from the Earth." - Job 5:6

"Upon what does the Earth stand?
Upon the pillars.
(The sages say it stands upon twelve pillars.)
The pillars stand upon the waters;
the waters upon the mountains;
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 Rodkinson

dust of our ancestors bones

"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 Earth."
- 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% over three billion years." - Charles Eisenstein

Earth from the Moon

"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 Schweickart

"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 forged 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 beautiful as intelligent, loving, harmonious." - Edgar Mitchell

hot pot

"Our problems are not competition with China for control of outer space; our problems are right here before us on Earth: overpopulation, 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 good is prosperity in the face of environmental degradation?" - Mary Clumeck

Earth is defined as:

The substance of the human body; clay.

The mothership of the species homo sapiens.

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.

The solid matter which make up the globe, in distinction from the air or water; html">dry land.

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 earth.

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 hour.

Soul of the Earth

Once upon a time there was a very unique planet.

This very unique planet was given a Soul by the Creator.

The Soul of the Earth creates a home for Life.

Creation is empty save when there is Life.

Creation breathes gently through every Season.

The Moon waxes and wanes intimating Life.

The Procession of Life marches endlessly towards the Eternal.

Avatars touched by the Soul of Earth continue to arrive - Zoroaster, Siddhartha Gautama, Jesus the Tekton, Muhammad ibn '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 of Joy.

"There is a deep affinity between the Earth and the selfless human being." - Karen Armstrong

earth music

Smile O voluptuous cool-breath'd Earth!

Earth of the slumbering and liquid trees!

Earth of departed sunset - Earth of the mountains misty-topt!

Earth of the vitreous pour of the full moon just tinged with blue!

Earth of shine and dark mottling the tide of the river!

Earth of the limpid gray of clouds brighter and clearer for my sake!

Walt Whitman

"Imagine 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 and earth.

Earth is 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 outer space.

Likewise, 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

I close my eyes,
only for a moment,
and the moment's gone

All my dreams,
pass before my eyes,
a curiosity

Dust in the wind,
all they are is dust in the wind.

Same old song,
just a drop of water in an endless sea

All we do,
crumbles to the ground,
though we refuse to see

Dust in the wind,
all we are is dust in the wind

Don't hang on,
nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky

It slips away,
and all your money won't another minute buy.

Dust in the wind,
all we are is dust in the wind

Dust in the wind,
everything is dust in the wind.


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