More Messages to the Future
Dear Great Grandchildren,
If you are reading this, you probably inherited my fascination with ancestry, and the way it uncovers incredible stories of unlikely survival.
If there’s one thing young people have learned while quarantining, it’s that Gen Z holds so much power and is capable of a lot more than we think. We’ve created a community that has united us all and started to bring about change for the good of our futures. Now, with the help of Gen Z (and of course, people of all ages), we have the power to save our home, the Earth.
There is still a lot of beauty and I will do what I can to keep it from slipping away.
The road I learned to ride my bike on, the field where I kicked my first soccer ball, and the park I ate my first ice cream cone at, could all be gone.
Dear my future loved ones,
I hope that humans can live harmoniously with the earth.
I will aim to lower my carbon footprint!
Dear Llewyn, beloved grandson …
I can only say that I devoted myself to doing as much as I could to make it better, to provide for a just transition, and to fight those forces that continued to exploit the Eaarth with extractive methods, methods that always also included oppressing some people–because those doing the oppression believed that they were better and deserved more.
Dear residents of Bedminster, Bristol UK,
We hope we did enough
I promise to plant trees and to turn off the lights.
I promise to educate others TODAY.
I imagine at this point we have dropped our addiction to coal, gas, and oil and that our environment has made a turn for the better with the solar, wind, and other unimagined (at this point) alternative energy choices are in place.
If we work together to spread the awareness of what is occurring today, we will be able to prevent it from continuing into the tomorrow.