More Messages to the Future
I promise I will do whatever I can to protect and preserve mother Earth for future generations.
My hope is for all who live in your time to still know the joy of swimming in the ocean, walking through the woods, and hiking in the mountains.
To my daughters,
In order for you two be happy and healthy, we all need to work hard to prevent climate change.
To my dear son,
Last year most of the world’s reefs turned white at some point, but because it was underwater you and your friends didn’t see.
Dear Future Family,
As I’m sitting here trying to think of the best words to say to you all, I am thinking of one major thing: that I can only hope that you all get to experience the incredible beauty created by our planet.
Dear Abigail and Olivia,
What stories will you tell them about our generation? Will we be heroes or villains?
My dearest Paloma Bear,
I want the very best for you and for generations to come. There is only one planet earth. Your mommy and I will make a genuine effort to make an impact to protect it for you.
I promise to go to the farmer’s market more
Awareness is key. Learning about this issue can seem like a small effort compared to other actions, but it’s the most important.
Tonight at bedtime, you asked, seemingly out of nowhere, “why are the glaciers disappearing?”
I promise to stop eating beef.
I promise to buy organic food and run more and bike more! (I could use the exercise.)