Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century (Sacred Activism)

Earth Calling: A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century (Sacred Activism)

Ellen Gunter, Ted Carter

Our earliest mythologies let us know all of us commence as a little of airborne dirt and dust. those tales hold a profound message: every one people is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, person who many people have misplaced contact with. The Silent Spring for modern-day environmental activists, this e-book deals a call for participation to reestablish our courting with nature to fix our broken setting.

Chapter 1 examines the threats to the planet's well-being during the lens of the human strength process often called the chakras, describing how the damaged first chakra pertains to our disconnection from our biosphere.

Chapter 2 indicates how our present environmental crises--global warming, weather swap, dwindling water assets, average failures akin to wildfires and hurricanes--represent serious manifestations of our disconnection from the earth.

Chapter three describes how the preponderance of oil in our culture--especially agribusiness--compounds this disconnection, from our dependence on different international locations for our power, to present problems with oil depletion, height oil, and fracking, to the dumbing down of our agricultural polyculture.

Chapter four explains how the main simple development blocks of our nourishment--seeds--are being compromised with a lack of biodiversity and upward thrust of GMOs, and the way that adversely impacts the farmers whose sacred connection to the land has in lots of situations been severed.

Chapter five describes the ways that we as contributors can start to get up to weather activism as a non secular perform. This bankruptcy contains particular actions that you should use to enforce switch and heal your personal connection to the earth. by way of studying and practising ritual and knowing the earth's rhythms and seasonal rites of passage, every one people can locate precise how one can heal our personal connections and support others heal theirs.

Chapter 6 brings to existence Goethe’s knowledge: “Knowing isn’t sufficient; nor is being keen. We needs to do,” through delivering ideas and assets for exploring how every one folks can locate our personal Earth Calling, then anchoring that calling with the one strength that ignites switch: motion.

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