Earth Prayers: From Around the Word, 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations for Honoring the Earth

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Elizabeth Roberts, Elias Amidon
HarperSanFrancisco, 1993 - 451 pages
In forest clearings, beneath star-filled skies, in cathedrals, and before the hearth... women and men have always given voice to the impulse to celebrate the world that surrounds and sustains them. Now, as we face a diminished present and an uncertain future, the need to honor the interconnection between people and the planet is heightened.

From Walt Whitman, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Black Elk, to Margaret Atwood, the Rig Veda, and the chant of a Samar fisherman, the varied voices linked here offer songs and prayers for land, sea, and air; graces for food; and invocations, poems, and passages that reveal in the common spiritual heritage of all who cherish creation.

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serenely grateful

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Reminders on every page that poets of gratitude are people of all stripe and have lived in all ages. The itchy red rash of these times is salved nicely by daily reading. Read full review

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This book contains prayers and poems from many traditions, all having to do with nature, the earth and its creatures. They are well chosen and categorized in a useful manner. There is also a "Calendar ... Read full review

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