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Nature Is a Gift

Honey Good | Posted 04.29.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

She noticed I could not take my eyes off this exquisitely-patterned shell and said, smiling, "I would like to give it to you! Please accept this as my gift from the sea."

Nepal Calls

Debbie Davis | Posted 04.29.2015 | World
Debbie Davis

As I await news as to what is next for a quiet calling, I know there is no such thing as coincidence, and I know God speaks.

How to Celebrate Earth Day and Change the World

Pete Jones | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
Pete Jones

Happy Earth Day! April 22, or more commonly known as Earth Day, is the friendly reminder the world sends us once a year to think about the impact we ...

Celebrating National Poetry Month 2015

Michael Carosone | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

For National Poetry Month 2015, here is one of my poems: "My Laundromat"//I will buy a Laundromat//so that//I can take the perfectly blue and green//rounded sphere which we call planet Earth// and give it a very needed cleaning.

The Apostle Islands Ice Caves Are Officially Open, And WHOA They're Amazing

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

For many in the Northeast, Winter '15 has been a nightmare of snow, ice, shoveling, more snow, more ice and even more snow; but with great hardship sometimes comes unique opportunities.

21st Century Spirituality

Wilamina Falkenhagen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Wilamina Falkenhagen

Whatever your spiritual practice, whether it be your morning walk, spending time with your children or a more traditional religious practice, honor it, enjoy it and make it work for you. Because in the end, we all need something to believe in.

How The Rewilding Movement Can Renew Your Sense Of Wonder

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Just as the broader conservation effort focuses on restoring human-altered ecosystems to their wild, natural state, human rewilding seeks to bring tha...

Bhopal Anniversary: Redefining "Natural"

The Yes Men | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics
The Yes Men

Emissions of a toxic sort, the quick-acting kind like at Bhopal, or the slow-acting kind the whole world is starting to reel from today: to stop them isn't a technical issue. It's a matter of redefining what we want natural to really mean.

Law of Mother Earth: A Vision From Bolivia

Peter Neill | Posted 01.18.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

Looking toward the future, one can easily despair over the scale of change required, the intractability of vested interests and governments, and the human energy and imagination required to make any change for the better.

7 Natural Signs of Snow

Liftopia | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

Will Mother Nature be bountiful when it comes to the white stuff? Will Jack Frost ensure it's cold enough for the snow cannons to fire up if Mother Nature isn't in the mood? Or will climate change mess it all up for our supernatural snow providers and deliver us a warm, dry drought when it should be snowing?

Daily Meditation: One With Nature

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

This Photo Gives Wedding Crashers A Whole New Meaning

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weddings

Crashing waves may look pretty, but they're definitely not the best backdrop for a photo shoot -- unless you want to get really, really wet. Just ...

How Will You Spend Your Heart Today?

Julie Genovese | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Genovese

The dragonfly's work has dominoed and is done. She lifts off the page, hovers for a moment and then zips toward the open water, taking some of my black and white BS with her.

Mother India Cannot Survive Without Grandmother Nature

K. Ullas Karanth | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green
K. Ullas Karanth

Hopefully, Mr. Modi will recognize that the fragile nature he holds in temporary custody is a product of millions of years of evolutionary Karma. Grandmother Nature gave birth to Mother India, which he has sworn to serve.

Con Games: Why Stephen King Can't Write

Michael Conniff | Posted 09.18.2014 | Denver
Michael Conniff

First you have to decide whether to listen to me or not: keep in mind, kemosabes, that Stephen King has sold 350 million novels, and I have sold 11.

13 Times The Ocean Didn't Give A Damn About You

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

The ocean is a tempestuous beast. It’s 332.5 million cubic miles big, as deep as 15 Empire State buildings on top of each other, and we’ve explore...

The Sacred Geometry of Letting Go

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Letting go is the oxygen of life. The luster of love. The sacred spirit of joy. Surrender to the possibility that you know what's best for you. Re...

The Power of Poop: Using Humor to Inspire Kids About Climate Change

Denis Thomopoulos | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Denis Thomopoulos

There are very serious issues affecting animals and the environment. My jungle characters began to speak up, and who was I to stand in their way?

Our Mothers, Mother Nature and the Effects of Climate Disruption

Kim Lovell | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Kim Lovell

Mother's Day is also a time to think about the things our mothers need to take care of their families. And it's a time to remember the importance of Mother Nature.

Hanna Ranch Despite the Odds

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green
Nancy Cohen-koan

If one accepts symbolism, then the idea of Mother Nature, is surely the feminine aspect of reality. And as global chaos reminds us every day, the Moth...

In Light of Knowing: The Earth Day Effect

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Miriam Ava

For many of us, Earth Day is every day; for others, April 22, 2014 offered a great opportunity to connect more deeply with Mother Earth. Our skin on ...

How This Couple's Wedding Literally Saved Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.02.2014 | Weddings

When a tornado with 200 mph winds ripped through Mark Patterson's Arkansas home on April 27, he and his family were spared an almost certain death due...

Celebrate Mother Nature

Michael Carosone | Posted 06.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

In honor of Mother Nature, and in celebration of Earth Day and Month, 2014, here is my new poem, which also honors the precious life of Marius, the young giraffe who was senselessly killed at the Copenhagen Zoo.

Springtime Pairings to Enhance Your Day

Rupa Mehta | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

A wet day pairs with creativity, a cold day comes with drive and productivity, and a warm day encourages reflection and growth, but any day can be paired with a bit of sun -- an opportunity to say thank you and feel joy.

Top 5 Earth Day Presents

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Terry Tamminen

What do you get Mother Earth on her big day (Reminder: It's April 22nd!)? She's just so hard to shop for and, after all, she already has everything. She might appreciate one of those self-help books, although few moms want a gift that implies they are fat or 'polluted'