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Mother Nature

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 08.06.2014 | 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 07.24.2014 | 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'

LOOK: Eerie Photos Of Abandoned Cemeteries

www.weather.com | Posted 12.21.2013 | Travel

ow does nature overtake a cemetery? Maybe the last living members of the group in charge die, or the families with relatives buried there move away...

Rebirth of the Divine Feminine

Lindy McMullin | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Lindy McMullin

The Divine Feminine is Mother Nature crying out, not in despair, but with conviction, challenging us all to take inventory. The Divine Feminine is not...

Not So Tough Now Are Ya, Mother Nature?

Elford Alley | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Elford Alley

After 200,000 years of trying to wipe us out, and getting damn close once, we finally have the upper hand. That's right. We're changing the climate. We're shaking things up (Literally. We can make our own earthquakes now).

Garden Party

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 10.15.2013 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

Everything is so simple when you've been sick. To be outside wearing the sun as a shawl when your heart has been so cold for so long is a gift. To think of the ground as a womb and no longer as a grave is a relief.

Midsummer Blessings of Bread

Donna Henes | Posted 10.01.2013 | Green
Donna Henes

Summer is half over. The midway point of summer is like a well-seasoned woman. The galloping growth and sweet blush of spring have slowed and faded in her sweltering heat.

When It Rains, It Pours

Donna Henes | Posted 07.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Donna Henes

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe sobs torrents of tears, tantrum outpourings of Her disappointment in us, Her errant and arrogant offspring. How could we be so disrespectful?

The Storms We Chase

Chris Fici | Posted 09.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Fici

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe power that Mama Nature has over us is a constant reminder of the dark and the light in our personal spiritual journey.

How to Be a Happy Glamper

Indie Lee | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

I do NOT camp, I GLAMP. Trust me, they are not the same thing. Yes, there is a tent, there is no running water, but NO, I am by no means roughing it.

Red, White, & Waterless

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Indeed, a number of studies show that Lake Mead, the source of water for the Lake, has lost more than half of its volume over the past three decades. So what do we do about this? Traditional Native American rain dances perhaps?

Mother Nature's Most Amazing Sights And Sounds

The Active Times | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

Sometimes nature creates displays so incredible--heavy stones that seem to drag themselves across a dry lakebed, fish that literally rain down from st...

Stronger and Closer

Mohamed Daadaoui | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Mohamed Daadaoui

Gathered in the faculty-in-residence apartment in one of the university's residence halls, a few students, staff and I watched the local TV coverage of the twister as it slowly built momentum and turned from a mild storm to a giant two-mile monster tornado that wreaked havoc leaving a path of destruction in its trail.