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A Summons

A Summons

A Summons  by Bob Ambrose   Who will mourn the ‘Age of Man’      when the epoch of Adam is done?  His dream of dominion has cursed the Earth,      our sweat has stained the ground.    Now we swagger into the Anthropocene      where sickness shatters the...

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Mother Nature’s Prayer

Mother Nature’s Prayer

The Mother Nature’s Prayer   Our Mother, who art within us, Hallowed be thy name. Thy ways evolve,  Thy will calls forth This earth that is now our heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, And fill us with tenderness As we repair our trespasses. And lead us...

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Forest Psalm by Tamerie Day

Forest Psalm by Tamerie Day

Oh, Trees. You have searched us and known us. In our rising up and our lying down, in our walking days and sleeping nights, you companion us and shelter us. In our hunger and our need, our loneliness and fear, you feed and comfort us. You give lie to the myth of...

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The Epiphanies of Driving on Country Roads

The Epiphanies of Driving on Country Roads

Photo by Jan Canty on Unsplash. The Epiphanies of Driving on Country Roads The allure of the world in its natural state is a call to slow down, take the road less traveled, and be present. Road trips. They’re as much a part of summer as beach umbrellas and s’mores...

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Was Evolution on Earth Probable?

Was Evolution on Earth Probable?

Was Evolution on Earth Probable? On Earth, the sense of sight evolved in response to light, particularly to reflected light.Was (and is) that evolution inevitable? No. Is it probable? Yes, and the evidence is that we know the eye evolved independently in many...

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What is Value?

What is Value?

What Is Value?Money doesn't grow on trees is a belief we are given whilst very young.  It tells the story of having to ‘work for the man’ rather than work with nature. This old belief system couldn't be more wrong, if I look around me at abundance I see money on trees...

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The Sacred Depths of Nature

The Sacred Depths of Nature

Extensively revised and in full color. Each chapter begins with an accessible story about the dynamics of Nature: the origins of the universe, the planet, and life; the workings of cells and organisms; the patterns of biological evolution and the resultant...

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From Birds to Boulders

From Birds to Boulders

Between Birdsong and Boulder - Poems on the life of Gaia Between Birdsong and Boulder (https://birdsongboulder.com/) is a collection of poems that covers the science-based story of the cosmos in lyric form. It follows the arc of life on Earth personified by Gaia – her...

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