15 May '11, 4pm

An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Green Living

An Eco-Wish For Graduates - Care2 Healthy & Green Living

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I listened to speaker after speaker impart pearls of wisdom to the graduates. They spoke of fueling passions, finding patience , proceeding with integrity, working hard, accepting failure, and being kind, grateful , humble and ethical. Each speaker concluded by noting that the future belongs to the graduates. The graduates looked like the lungs of the planet – soaking it all in. Like my son, many of these children, have experienced so many of nature’s gifts: days at the beach digging for buried treasure, astonishing rainbows to paint, spring flowers to pick, trees to climb, bugs to catch, strawberries to gather, birds to feed, and stars to wish upon. As parents, many of us have been fighting to protect the environment since before our kids were born. We’...

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