The New York Times published a recent article titled “A Wrenching Choice for Alaska Towns in the Path of Climate Change”. The article centered on the fate of the Inupiat—a group that has livedContinue reading
Maybe, just maybe, we have a choice.
We can dare to do the unthinkable.
This family has proven that simple designs, natural storage, permaculture ideas, and organic pest and weed management can have not only environmental rewards, but great business success as well.
I’m ready to go as far and for as long as we can. My only expectation is to come back different.
Be it the vision of the Amazon, or a view from the shore of a different sea…soil of a different texture or a tree with bark made of colors we have never before witnessed…a language we don’t know or a new alignment of the stars…may we be thankful for the time to reflect, and the chance to stand in wonder of life, to bask in the newness…thankful for the reminder that we are alive.
These are the grim long-term consequences of our present day inaction.
It is such a beautiful world….and it is a beautiful thing, this thing we call Life.
“To live in peace in this world requires acknowledging and embracing a concept of shared destiny (and origin).”
Why not be revolutionary? Why not make radical changes? Why not make the small ones?