Earth

Eco-literacy Part 1: The missing element in our connections and decision making with our environment

Here’s a question you may not have heard before: What is the real currency of our planet?   As toddlers, we begin to naturally learn to respond to and speak our parents’ language. We learn soon enough the words for coins and dollars, and their value to obtain things we want. In modern human societies …

Slowing Down and Taking Notice: Embodying the Teachings of the Landscape

“In what ways are you paying attention to the divine spark within you promoting you to slow down and take notice?” ~ Christine Stine   A local group I belong to called the Sacred Earth discussion group has been sharing about Creation-centered Spirituality in our in-person meetings based on the book Order of the Sacred Earth. …

What Does it Mean to Take a Vow of “Being the Best Lover and Defender of Mother Earth that I Can Be”?

[photo of Blue Lake near Mt. Audubon by Brent T. Ladd] Recently I read and rumbled with a book titled, Order of the Sacred Earth by religious scholar and spiritual elder Matthew Fox and friends. The subtitle is “An Intergenerational Vision of Love and Action”. Fox has been a ‘book elder’ to me, as he …