This Mother's Day, celebrate Mother Earth

May we honor our mother or our mother’s memory by spending time in a nearby oasis of earthen ground, embracing trees and melodic birds.


 


(From: Great Women Exploring Nature … How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives – by Linda Taylor)


 


 


 

As we celebrate Mother’s Day, may we also honor our Mother Earth – especially as so many of us are nurturing our backyard gardens and installing rain barrels.  Throughout history we see Mother Earth as a common metaphorical expression for the Earth and its biosphere as the giver and sustainer of life.

Mother Nature is a common representation of nature that focuses on the life-giving and nurturing features of nature by embodying it in the form of the mother. Images of women representing Mother Earth, and Mother Nature, are timeless.

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