Grieving for the Earth

How Fragile We are by Robin Sierra

Painting, mixed media by R. Sierra

I want to share this powerful article about the importance of recognizing, honoring and grieving our feelings about the state of the environment:

The Greatest Danger by Joanna Macy:  “How do we live with the fact that we are destroying our world? What do we make of the loss of glaciers, the melting Arctic, island nations swamped by the sea, widening deserts, and drying farmlands? Because of social taboos, despair at the state of our world and fear for our future are rarely acknowledged. The suppression of despair, like that of any deep recurring response, contributes to the numbing of the psyche.” (to read more see link below)

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/climate-solutions/the-greatest-danger

 

 

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