A Spiritual Perspective on Caring for a Senior or Dying Pet

This article is based on my own experiences with caring for senior and dying pets. I take a spiritual perspective and share three things...

EarthTalk® January 2016

Dear EarthTalk: What's the latest in cutting-edge, hyper-efficient solar cells? Are we really moving beyond huge photovoltaic panels anytime soon? -- Michael Williams, Hartford,...

EarthTalk® December 2015

Dear Earthtalk: Is recycling still worthwhile given the expense and emissions associated with it? -- Michael Vitti, Norwalk, OH Americans generate about 254 million tons...

EarthTalk® | November 2015

Dear EarthTalk: Do scientists have any idea why so many whales are dying in the Gulf of Alaska lately? -- Michelle DiCostanzo, New York,...

October

Because old man winter comes in December, it is good to say October is woman. A well-balanced woman she is. Beautiful and radiant with...

Finding Peace and Presence by connecting with the Earth

As nature becomes more rare, and cities and human gatherings grow, many of us lose our connection with nature -- and thus with ourselves,...

EarthTalk® | October 2015

Dear Earthtalk: What advantages do so-called "vertical farms" have over traditional gardens and farms? -- Sylvia Pleasant, Washington, DC When Dickson Despommier's book, The Vertical...

Our Divine Blueprint: An Interview with Rev. Carol Parrish, Ph.D.

Long recognized as an inspired spiritual leader, Rev. Carol Parrish has stimulated many people to rejoice in their oneness with God. Her presentation of the...

Dolphin Dreams Come True

Have you ever had a dream lurking inside of you that you weren't even aware of? And then all of a sudden it bursts...

EarthTalk® September 2015

Dear EarthTalk: There's a lot of talk about the potential for renewable energy sources like solar and wind. But cheap, abundant coal is still...

I Don’t Want a Dog

I never had any desire to have a dog. Cats were okay, easy to take care of, and you could leave them alone for...

Sasha

For a long time I have been wanting to tell this story to the world, so when The Edge sent out an e-mail inviting...

How I was Rescued by Cookie

It was a summer afternoon in August 2006. My sister stopped by my new house to see if she could help me with anything,...

My Steps to Saying Goodbye: How Iko touched my Soul

One week ago today, my beloved 13-1/2-year-old Australian shepherd Iko told me it was time for her to make her transition. And she wanted...

Dogs: Your Soul Guru

Those of us who share our lives with dogs are very conscious of the way they show their loyalty and unconditional love. It's in...

Lessons of Joy and Light from Dogs in the Afterlife

"I'm here to bring you blessings and light. I was a light in your life when I was alive. Let me continue to be...

You’re Good Enough, just as You are: Life Lesson from my...

In my late thirties, I was going through significant shifts in my life. I was evaluating all I had done so far, and was...