• Hope for a better world

    The Generosity of Mother Earth

    Having lived for much of the last fifteen years in arid areas of this continent, and having unexpectedly returned to the East Coast about six months ago, I am still astounded at the bounty of life around me. What a difference rain makes! I am also increasingly and profoundly grateful for the generosity of Mother Earth. In most parts of the planet, if there is a patch of ground left untampered with, Mama Earth will grow something there. If a lawn or meadow is left unmowed, saplings will begin to grow alongside the flowers. And in a decade or so, there will be a new woodland. It’s rather miraculous how…