The rate of change in society and our environment is far too fast for our administration to keep up to date with — it’s too big.
Tom came around the corner, looking to thank me for my help. He took off his glove, preparing to shake my hand. But when he looked up from finding his footing in the snow and saw my face, he jerked to a stop.
“Holy shit!” he exclaimed. “You’re a woman!”
Sustainable living isn’t just about solar panels and driving our cars less. It’s a mindset and an opportunity for mental, emotional, and spiritual growth. It’s about slowing down, living in the present, and appreciating what we have instead of wishing we had more.
People need to accept the fact that they are responsible for the way things are. What is needed is not simply a cultural revolution, but an individual awakening en masse.
While I have enjoyed the many engaging discussions I have participated in within my classes … those discussions aren’t solving climate change.