I am somewhat ashamed to admit that I did not know that 22nd April was ‘Earth Day’.
So, to atone for my sin – mea maxima culpa – I have put together this short post.
I feel much better already!
We have known, for more than half a century, what we have done and continue to do to the Earth . Yet despite considerable progress we still persist with destructive acts.
She puts it so eloquently when she says:
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.”