Earth: Think the world of it!
Join residents on the Columbia River Gorge in celebrating the diversity of ways we cherish, adore, care for, and connect with live on Earth. Consider renewing your intention or vow to life on Earth. Put your hand on your heart, touch the ground or something meaningful, and gently state your aspiration "May I ..."
Ellen will be offering a short inspirational talk, inviting participants to let go the grips of anger, frustration, anxiety, doubt, and fear (even if just for this special day) and rekindle aspirations to do good things for this Earth from a heart-centered orientation. As Gary Snyder said in response to a question about what are we to do with the dire environmental situation, "Save it because you love it." Let your intentions for the Earth come from your heart. The Dalai Lama reminds us, "The more you are motivated by love the more fearless and free your actions will be."