Horses can teach us about Consent, Respect, Boundaries

"OMG!" she squealed, with that slight American twang favored by today's Irish teenage girls. "He's so adorable. I just want to cuddle him!" Without waiting...

Nature’s Hidden Kingdom

There is an interdimensional world filled with many incredibly diverse denizens. They are called nature spirits or elementals or fairies. In addition to the...

Earth Talk® | July 2017

Old cell phones can leak all kinds of hazardous elements into soils around landfills and potentially contaminate nearby groundwater supplies. Credit: SteveStLouis, FlickrCC. Dear EarthTalk:...

EarthTalk® | December 2018

Dear EarthTalk: Considering all the well-publicized problems with plastic in our oceans, do you think that plastic has any kind of future? -- Lea...

EarthTalk® | September 2019

Dear EarthTalk: If the world is running out of fresh water, why aren't we desalinating more ocean water? -- H. Smith, Providence, RI The protagonist of...

Autumn, a natural pause

Something is about to be born, enter stage left, pop into view. Perhaps it's summer, about to leave the northern hemisphere and slide down...

Sadie, our Rescue Dog is Adopted

Our new adventure as foster parents to a Golden Retriever has taken on many strides. We have accomplished the journey of, first of all,...

The Power of Nature: Reconnecting to our Roots

What we call nature is the driving force supporting our existence. With each passing decade we seem to forget and separate ourselves from our...
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Nature revives My Spirit

Life leads us many places, good and bad, through daylight and darkness. Each step leads us toward another event that molds us into ourselves....

EarthTalk® | May 2018

Dear EarthTalk: I need to get my roof replaced as a result of storm damage (thanks global warming!). Is Tesla's solar roof a good...

Mother Earth: The Forgotten Healer

So, you can hear trees talking? People must think you're nuts. She was 40 years old, going through her daily routine just like the rest...

Spirit Leaves: Sometimes Our Dearest Teachers are Dogs

I live a relatively hermitic existence. As an empath, I seem to require lots of "down time." I have no pets, yet all of...

Inward Community

We are all thrust into this world racing through the day and into the night to do it all again over and over. While...

EarthTalk® | January 2019

Dear EarthTalk: With the onset of global warming, how likely is it that ski resorts and skiing itself might soon become a thing of...

Using Heart Coherence for Wellness

Our beloved animals on this planet have been a source of unconditional love, joy and wellness since the beginning of time. When Power Versus...

The Heart of the Earth

Imagine yourself as a child. If you were like me, you never wore shoes and you loved running barefoot through the mud. It was...
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Passion for the Beloved Earth

An excerpt from the anthology Turning Points: Discovering Meaning and Passion in Turbulent Times In the early '70s, in an Earth Science class at Iowa...