Be an Earth Steward

Love, respect, and take care of Mother Earth today. Honour all life. All One.

Some suggestions:
Create Daily Light Footprint Living Intentions.
My 'Light Footprint Intentions.
Carry your own Cup - Carry a reusable drinking container and help eliminate disposable paper cup & plastic bottle use.
Enjoy Earth Steward Walks - Demonstrate loving stewardship of the Earth.

Earth Steward Walk Intentions:

- Slow down to breathe, walk, give thanks and respect to Mother Earth. Recognize we are one with the Earth.

- Demonstrate responsibility for the earth and our actions on her, and clean up any observed litter.

- Demonstrate lighter footprint daily living and offer friendly community outreach to encourage same.
(Suggestions: 'Carry your own cup' practice to eliminate disposable paper cups and plastic drink bottles; 'carry your own cloth bag' to eliminate plastic bag use; eat local/natural/organic food; use carshare / public transit / bicycle / walk / canoe, etc).

 

Earth Steward mission:
Reclaim walking in harmony, balance, humility, and beauty on Mother Earth.
Demonstrate love, gratitude, respect and stewardship of the Earth.
Encourage light footprint daily living and a 'litter free' zero-waste culture.
Cultivate a sacred connection and 'right relationship' with Mother Earth and all life.

Be an Earth Steward! : )  Together we can shift and live more gently on the Earth every day. Let us ensure a healthy Mother Earth for future generations!

 

Earth Steward Walks
Enjoy an Earth Steward Walk every day / week : )
l like to share love, respect, and thanks to Mother Earth & 'earth steward walk' every day.
Great Lakes Water Walk
Sunday September 24, 2017 - To learn more, visit: greatlakeswaterwalk.ca
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Sampling of Earth Steward Walks:   (2017, Takaronto/Toronto)

 

Sun June 25/2017 (noon - 4pm) - Earth walk litter clean-up along 11 km walk to the Indigenous Arts Festival (at Fort York in Takaronto/Toronto).

May 20, June 8 & 14, 2017 - Purple Park/Balmy Beach & Kew Gardens green space clean-up by Lake Ontario.
June 3/2017 (10am - 3pm) - Joined "Love your Lake" cleanup effort at Ashbridges Bay/Woodbine Beach, Lake Ontario, Toronto. Learn more about "A Greener Future" mission.

What to Bring:

Gloves and litter collection bag if/as needed. A reusable drinking water container.
If possible, arrive by foot, bike or public transit to cultivate light footprint living and simplicity : )

 

Start an Earth Steward Walk or gathering in your own community : )

 

Learn more about Indigenous peoples, culture and teachings in your community, and become a responsible ally. Honour Indigenous peoples, cultures and rights, including land rights, nationhood / sovereignty, and earth steward leadership! Support grassroots organizations (eg., Secwepemc Nation Tiny House Warriors, Idle No More, Indigenous Climate Action, Raven Trust), and a living reality of UNDRIP.
Sharing some of my 2017 learning - Chi-Miigwech to all the wonderful teachers, leaders, writers, filmmakers, artists, activists and Elders who so generously share their wisdom, inspiration, and knowledge!

 

Learn more about light footprint living in community. One example: Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, an intentional off-grid community that uses about 10% of the average North American energy footprint : )

 

Mni Wiconi (Lakota for “Water is Life”)

 

Aloha ʻĀina, Mālama ʻĀina - Love the land, take care of the land. (Hawaiian cultural values)


Thank you, Mahalo, Chi Miigwech dear Mother Earth for your great beauty and sustenance.

 

Earth Steward Bag handpainted by Irena Bliss

 

Irena Bliss