“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” – Wendell Berry

And so it is, with “pleasing responsibility,” that we share inspiration to both cherish and foster the renewal of our beautiful home planet this Earth Day. The following are resources — both old and new — that, we hope, will motivate and move you as, together, we live into our vision of a peaceful, thriving, and sustainable world – held as sacred by all.

Music Painting
Delightful jazz accompanies Alice Ninni and Luca Cattaneo’s clever and beautiful illustration of an invitation to plant a tree and take care of the Earth…(1:05)

On Being Asked to Write a Poem Against the Destruction of the Natural World
…I now stare dumbstruck at the magnificence of a single
ocean wave, and cannot take my eyes
off clouds and full moons or Giant Egrets…

Man vs Earth
Prince Ea offers a powerful perspective on the impact we’re having on the planet and a passionate and compelling challenge to stand for our future…(5:27)

Sound Sanctuary
Immerse yourself in a soothing bath of nature sounds. Close your eyes by a gurgling mountain brook or among thrushes at dawn. Allow wonder, and gratitude for this extraordinary world in which we live, to fill your being…

You are Brilliant, and the Earth is Hiring
“The earth couldn’t afford to send recruiters or limos to your school. It sent you rain, sunsets, ripe cherries, night blooming jasmine, and that unbelievably cute person you are dating…” says Paul Hawken in this searing and poetic call to action…

Transformation in Response to Climate Change
Jack Kornfield delivers a passionate invitation to do what we can (and there is much we can do) to transition to clean energy. “There is a renewal in the life force of the Earth that wants us to join with it…” (1:00)

Earth Day Network
A wealth of information and direction for Earth Day. Whether it’s protecting forests, registering new voters or greening cities, here’s a resource to help us create a greener, more sustainable future…

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Brighten Someone’s Day
Our eCards are blossoming and spilling over! Whether you are celebrating Earth Day or the emergence of Spring, peruse our collection for a variety of new cards to share your hope and gratitude with loved ones…

We hope you enjoyed these resources. To discover more, visit our complete Library of Resourcesor dip into Gratefulness in Daily Life.