Today is Summer Solstice here and I am doing my ceremony as a Wiccan later on today to give healing and blessings to the planet that sustains us all. I like to thing I do my part in a small way to help the planet I live on, I recycle, collect water and use it on my garden, have a composter and grow some of my own vegetables and endeavour when ever possible to buy local and organic.
I was saddened by a news report that not only are our bee population being destroyed but also our bird and fish populations, now folks if that is not a warning that we the people are totally f***ing up the planet then keep hiding your head in the sand. I do know that fighting the 3-4 major conglomerates that control the farming/agriculture and pesticide industry will not result in much as they have created this structure subtlety over the last 50 years until they control every aspect of our food chain. But I do believe in being aware of what is going on and trying in my small way to not 'feed' the monster.
Really we the people need to stop being so bloody complacent in our small little world we create for ourselves and look at the bigger and long term picture; if not for ourselves then for our children and grandchildren. I do believe that if enough people act in their own small ways it will impact the bottom line of big business and governments who do not care about the earth we all inhabit.
Next time you go shopping try to buy local, try to buy seasonal and try to limit your footsteps to destroying the planet that is YOURS.
Namaste and Happy Solstice Mother Earth