posted on Jun, 13 2011 @ 04:34 PM
And no, I didn't go to the store and pick up a tree and plant it (I did that last week), I actually went outside, hunted for maple seeds and planted
them, and guess what? Up popped Maple saplings - actually a bunch of them (And I am not done). And I feel good about it. They're already starting to
throw their first leaves.
I am extremely spiritual and mostly Native American (And yes, I thank every tree or plant I take from - it's actually a habit I have made that I am
proud of). Every time I connect with Mother Earth, I get a deep sadness and I don't know why. In feeling her sadness, I thought I would help her out
just a little bit. I know I am one simple person out of 6 billion and I cannot save the entire world, but I did something I am quite proud of.
The trees are being treated just as the rest of my plants for my vegetable garden (Started in peat and planted when their first leaves are out). I do
not know where I will put them (There is a forest not far from here so I may take them there).
I hear so many people complaining about what's going on with our Earth and the way trees are being cut down and instead of being one of the people to
complain about it, I went out and did something. It might not be much, I agree. Some people may say 'it's just a tree' but it's not...
It's returning something to the ground in which I feel we unrightfully took. I didn't hear Mother Earth give us permission to go around taking all
of her trees to use.
I don't think people realize how lucky we really are being on a planet that's perfect for us to thrive (Not saying there aren't any more out there,
but still). So many people take this planet and her lushness for granted and it's sad, and that's perhaps her sadness. Perhaps planting a tree will
help her not think we are a bunch of fleas that are becoming a great bother to her.
P.S. I hope this is the right forum!