Earth Freely Gives Us Everything
Just as the earth is everywhere
People champion its cause in all places
Every religion, culture and nation claim to respect the earth
But as they tread on its soil, use its resources
Do they really remember what gives them everything
But asks for nothing in return?
As the earth provides silently and selflessly, it is drained
As it is drained, the people of the earth may
Finally realize their duty to heal their selfless mother.
To give back a fraction of what has been taken
Strive to become good ancestors, and hope the future does the same.
-Layla, Student Group Leader, Walking the Walk
Reach out even if
there is no hand
that greets you
Is that always a helping hand?
First offer a smile
who will take it
-Anneke, Participant, Walking the Walk
Generosity she gives until she can’t.
Gives no matter the race or religion
A little, a lot, a penny, a smile
It counts just as well
To brighten one’s day is to give
to teach someone is to give
to learn is to give
Whether this way or that
here or there,
it’s always a good time to give.
-Leena, Participant, Walking the Walk
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