Shoulders, Atlas and Earth Day

If you had to choose a poem for Earth Day what would it be? From my limited collection of poetry I have chosen Shoulders by Naomi Shihab Nye. It reminded me of Atlas and his burden – I share the popular misconception that he shoulders the earth (rather than the celestial spheres). Naomi Shihab Nye shoulders hope […]

>Environment Sunday

>Today is Environment Sunday – because it’s the Sunday nearest World Environment Day (June 5th). I don’t hear much about Environment Sunday even though “To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth” is one of the Five Marks of Mission. Friend Barbara sent me a video […]