This article was originally published by Accidental Tomatoes I was five years old the first time I heard the term strip mining. I was with my mom and a friend of hers at the local high school as they applied...
As someone who has been in advocacy work for a while, I’ve begun to wonder how much all this 'righteous anger' accomplishes if we don’t learn to examine our own ethical choices as well.
The journey ahead is complex and rightly so—filled with both triage and rehab efforts, insurance claims and bucket truck parades, adrenaline highs and compassion fatigue, questions about climate change and environmental refugees, retelling the story, and sharing the load again and again and again.
Respect for the earth isn’t worship; it’s a reflection of our worship of our Creator.