More Messages to the Future
I promise to take shorter showers.
I promise to not waste food and eat locally grown food.
I won’t leave my lights on.
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.
To my wide-eyed warrioresses,
Since my two daughters emerged into this world, all of my tomorrows have become more dear.
In this world that is changing before our eyes, I believe that is our task: standing unflinchingly on the side of love, connecting with others, and forging ahead together.
I pray that more and more fathers will realize that to love their children well, they have to love and respect the ecological systems around them too.
Dear Future Grandchild,
We can learn a lot about how to treat others from stories that have been passed from generation to generation.
The time has come to question ourselves as citizens about our own actions and the legacy we are leaving behind.
I promise to encourage myself and others to recycle more.
There are many paths to Truth, but regardless of your faith or ideology, one truth is above all else: Life must continue.
The gift for next generation,
To save the big world, perhaps, we should change the mind from myself to my small family to my community.