Rachael Smedberg of Tulip Tree Gardens in Illinois nailed it when she told the Chicago Tribune, "This is our purpose...to raise up our kids and teach them that we need to protect the Earth." Just how to teach them that -- and remind the rest of us to do the same -- is the challenge, though, because achieving this is a moving target.
There’s a hymn here that plays in the background: The sound of robins chuckling to one another, frogs clucking in the pond, or to the hush of wind through the giant pines. Add your voice to the choir. Or sing solo. Or sing in other ways: Play. Write. Sleep. Walk. Laugh. Eat. Breathe. Listen.