The Earth is a living, breathing entity. Without continuous care and nurturing there will be consequences too big to ignore. Earth Care can be taken to mean caring for the living soil. The state of the soil is often the best measure of the health and well-being of society. Our forests and rivers are the lungs and veins of our planet, which help the Earth live and breathe, supporting
If people's needs are met in compassionate and simple ways, their surrounding environment will prosper. People Care begins with ourselves and expands to include our families, neighbors and wider communities. The challenge is to grow through self-reliance and personal responsibility. Self-reliance becomes more feasible when we focus on non-material well-being, taking care of ourselves and others without producing or consuming unnecessary material resources.
If we are endowed with plenty, we can and should share with others. The growth in human consumption and the accelerating extinction of species make clearthe impossibility of continuous growth.Sometimes we need to make hard decisions and consider what enough is.