We would not be so destructive of our fragile earth if we believed this.
My father explained this to me. "All things in this world," he said, "have souls or spirits. The sky has spirit, the clouds have spirits; the sun and moon have spirits; so have animals, trees, grass, water, stars, everything."
Monday, June 11, 2007
I have always treasured the Native American understanding that absolutely everything has a spirit: