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Ecological Consciousness

"Ecological Consciousness is caring about the Earth as family, connecting with Nature consciously, respecting Mother Nature's laws, knowing that YOU are Nature. We all are."

Location: Earth
Members: 19
Latest Activity: Jan 15

"Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world."

"The structure of the world itself, it functions on natural law, and the natural law is a powerful regenerative process. Its a process of regeneration that continues and grows and is endless. Its absolutely endless if everyone agrees to the law and follows the law. But if you challenge the law, and you think you are going to change the law, then you are bound to failure…"

~ John Trudell, Native American activist 

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"The fundamental illusion that modern humans need to wake up from now is the idea that we are somehow separate from Nature. We are not separate, we are Nature herself, in human form. We are a part of a greater Earth community, children of this living planet. Once this understanding becomes "common sense" for high technology cultures and civilizations, humanity will be able to solve the problems we've created, by believing we were somehow superior to other species and separate from our Mother, the Earth."

~ Christopher Chase 

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“We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves.”

~ Andy Goldsworthy

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"When we speak of Nature it is wrong to forget that we are ourselves a part of Nature. We ought to view ourselves with the same curiosity and openness with which we study a tree, the sky or a thought, because we too are linked to the entire Universe."

~ Henri Matisse

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"We are life. We are nature. We are Universe. Self-reflexive consciousness allows us different perspectives on this ever-transforming and evolving whole we participate in — this all that we are reflections of. We bring forth a world together, as embodied manifestations of the universe co-creating the world through how we participate and what we pay attention to and care about."

~ Daniel Christian Wahl

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“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.”

~ Joseph Campbell

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"Look deep into Nature and you will understand everything better."

~ Albert Einstein

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"Allow Nature's peace to flow into you, as sunshine flows into trees."

~ John Muir

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"Be still, and the earth will speak to you."

~ Navajo proverb

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"Wake up to find out that you are the eyes of the world."

~ Robert Hunter

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Discussion Forum

A deep ∼ awesome Song

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Stephen Harrod Buhner passed away

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A beautiful example of how to support nature

Started by Rosmarie Heusser. Last reply by MARGARIDA MARIA MADRUGA Dec 18, 2022. 1 Reply

Age of Change: How technology is helping restore Mangrove Forests

Started by Rosmarie Heusser. Last reply by Rosmarie Heusser Nov 30, 2022. 4 Replies

IT IS TIME

Started by Nada Jung. Last reply by MARGARIDA MARIA MADRUGA Nov 6, 2022. 2 Replies

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Comment by desmond dillon on November 6, 2022 at 11:43am

lovely comments here and i want to add one recent saying from Prem Rawat.

 ' Love has no future: it is now or never.'

Comment by Luna Arjuna on November 5, 2022 at 7:30pm

“Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.”

― Maori Proverb

Comment by Nada Jung on November 5, 2022 at 7:16pm

“Once I traveled far above the earth. This beloved planet we call home was covered with an elastic web of light. I watched in awe as it shimmered, stretched, dimmed, and shined, shaped by the collective effort of all life within it. Dissonance attracted more dissonance. Harmoney attracted harmony. I saw revolutions, droughts, famines, and the births of new nations. The most humble kindnesses made the brightest lights. Nothing was wasted.”

~ Joy Harjo

Comment by Nada Jung on November 5, 2022 at 4:41am

"See simplicity in the complicated, Seek greatness in small things. In the Universe, the difficult things are done as if they were easy."
~ Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching

Comment by Eva Libre on October 31, 2022 at 12:33am

Everything in the Universe has rhythm.
Everything dances.

~ Maya Angelou

Comment by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri-Wyland on October 25, 2022 at 8:10pm

See the source image

Comment by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri-Wyland on October 25, 2022 at 8:08pm

So beautiful, all of these quotes!

Comment by Nada Jung on October 22, 2022 at 12:34am

Comment by Nada Jung on October 22, 2022 at 12:33am

"You are part of the universe; you are made of stars. When you look at your loved one, you see that he is also made of stars and carries eternity inside...

We cannot take anything out of anything else. We are the mountains and rivers; we are the sun and stars. Everything inter-is.

This is what the physicist David Bohm called “the implicate order.” At first we see only “the explicate order,” but as soon as we realize that things do not exist outside one another, we touch the deepest level of the cosmic.

We realize that we cannot take the water out of the wave. And we cannot take the wave out of the water. Just as the wave is the water itself, we are the ultimate.

If we want to touch the ultimate, we have to look within our own body and not outside. Contemplating deeply the body from within, we can touch reality in itself.

If your mindfulness and concentration are deep as you practice walking meditation in nature, or as you contemplate a beautiful sunset or your own human body, you can touch the true nature of the cosmos."

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Comment by Nada Jung on October 16, 2022 at 7:19am

 

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