Our Sacred Garden ~ The Living Earth
My new book Our Sacred Garden: The Living Earth is about awakening people to the
devastation that we are perpetrating upon the Earth, and more importantly
awakening to the Earth’s intense and luminous beauty. This magnificence is what we
need to share, preserve and nourish.
I offer the ‘garden’ as a simple means of changing ourselves, and changing the
world. The ‘garden’ is a metaphor. More
Despite worsening environmental news, there is a growing worldwide movement of
people actually doing constructive things to help heal the Earth. My book is only one
example of how people are beginning to recognize what we must do to survive. If we
destroy our Earth, on which we ultimately depend, we cannot live. The time of
awakening is here; therefore, this book is finding its place. It was needed 20-years-ago,
as were the prophetic writings of a great many authors (Thomas Berry, Wendell Berry,
Loren Eiseley, Barry Lopez- to name only a few). Now the long planted seed of
recognition is growing like the proverbial beanstalk.