Connecting Spirituality with Sustainability

September 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Ambient Music, Well Being & Self Growth

I am a firm believer that spirituality and sustainability are connected.  In fact, I am most at peace when I am out enjoying the beautiful bounty that our Earth offers – from hiking, camping, or simply taking photographs, my soul is filled simply by spending time outdoors.  Each time, I come away with an appreciation and deep desire to do my part to protect the waters, flora and fauna.

We cannot take these gifts for granted.

Connecting spirituality with sustainability (image from kevindooley on Flickr)

Connecting spirituality with sustainability (image from kevindooley on Flickr)

Sustainability is the practice of living in a conscientious manner; of not taking more than you give.  Many people associate the idea with living simply, so that others may simply live (thank you Mahatma Ghandi for that inspiring quote).  The definitions of the term vary, depending on the source.  Compare the Environmental Protection Agency‘s view: Read more