Love All Creation
of the Interfaith Coalition for the Environment (ICE) believe that environmental
stewardship and environmental justice are fundamental expressions of our
Membership in ICE is open to people of all faiths and creeds.
All plants are our brothers
sisters. They talk to us
and we listen,
we can hear them.
Native American (Arapaho)
The Lord said we are
to look after His Garden
and we are responsible
Reverend Billy Graham,
October 20, 1996
I am very
grateful today to see the sunlight and to see Mother Earth,
to see the medicine in the trees, all the beautiful things You gave
and the medicine that is everyplace.
Each time I move my feet, I'm on the Mother Earth.
The ground is soft as I lie on the Mother.
I fall asleep on the ground and wake up happy.
I go with the Mother Earth into the Spirit World.
I go into the woods and feel the spirit all around me. I watch the
Mother Earth gives me strength as I sit on it, or walk upon
I love the Mother Earth and I take care of the land which holds up my
Native American (MicMac)
not the earth.
It really boils down to this;
life is interrelated.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A Christmas Sermon on Peace" 1967
protecting the natural environment and working to forever halt
the degradation of our planet, we will also show respect for
Earth's human descendents -- our future generations -- as well as
for the natural right to life of all of earth's living things.
If we care for nature, it can be rich, bountiful, and
sustainable. We have the responsibility, as well as the
to protect the Earth's habitats. If they are to be known
by future generations, as we have known them, we must act now.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
For the fate of humans and
the fate of
animals is the same...
humans have no advantage
over the animals.
Do you not see that it is Allah who
all beings in the heavens and on earth do celebrate,
birds (of the air) with wings outspread?
Each one knows its own
(mode of) prayer and praise.
Holy Qur'an 24:4
If you have two loaves of bread, trade
one for the narcissus flower.
For the bread feeds the body, while
the flower nourishes the soul.
The Holy Prophet Mohammad
The Earth is the Lord's and all the
the world, and all those who live in it.