"By animal faith we believe in ourselves
the Earth of which we are a part."
Earthlike planets are extremely
Everything we do to the Earth, we do to ourselves.
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 alone.
Earth teach me
limitation ~ as the ant that crawls on the
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
Earth teach me to remember kindness ~ as dry fields weep with
"To protect the Earth is to protect ourselves.
Everything is linked to everything else.
save the our planet is to save ourselves,
our children and grandchildren."
- Thich Nhat Hanh
"What we now need is real leadership so that
will enjoy the benefits
of our wisdom, empathy and
instead of having to manage the consequences<
selfish ravaging of the
"May the inhabitants of earth become one in their
Unite their plans and designs with
the dwellers in heaven!
separation and polytheism and dualism will vanish
For there is
only unity in real existence!" -
"Evil does not spring
from the soil,
and trouble does not
sprout from the Earth." - Job
"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,
Michael Levi Rodkinson
"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." - Charles Eisenstein
"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 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 beautiful as 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
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
Earth is defined
The substance of the human body; clay.
The mothership of the species
The realm or abode of
mortal existence; the temporal
The globe or planet which we inhabit; the world, in
distinction from the sun, moon, or
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.
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.
Once upon a time there was a very
The very unique planet was given a Soul by the
The Soul of the
Earth creates a home for all Life,
Creation is empty save
when there is Life.
Creation blows gently, breezing through every
And while the Moon waxes and wanes intimating Life,
Procession of Life marches endlessly towards the Eternal.
blind save when there is
Avatars touched by the Soul of Earth continue to arrive -
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
Smile O voluptuous cool-breath'd
Earth of the slumbering and liquid
Earth of departed
sunset - Earth of the mountains
Earth of the
vitreous pour of the full moon just
tinged with blue!
of shine and dark mottling the tide of
Earth of the limpid gray of
clouds brighter and clearer for my sake!
"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
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
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