This is the summer when the songbirds fell from the sky. No one is quite sure yet why it has happened. A mysterious illness has afflicted songbirds in Pennsylvania and nine other states, leading to crusty eyes, neurological damage, death, and, quite literally, falls from the sky. I have been trying to imagine a world without birds, thinking about this apart from the great sadness that I would feel with the loss of their songs and beauty. Birds eat pests and insects, and help
I write this because I love you and I want Earth and all living parts of nature to continue and to thrive in love and joy. On Sunday nights, I think about the week ahead and look for words or ideas that will help me move into the week with good energy, hope, and joy - and sometimes I share these thoughts with you. Tonight I do wish that good energy and joy for all of us, and I also feel compelled to make some comment about what we are seeing across the world in climate news.