“It’s not really a cheerful topic,” my friend ventured as she zeroed in on my book title.
“No,” I thought to myself. “It’s not intended to be.”
In fact, I wrote Earth and Soul: Reconnecting amid Climate Chaos because I am deeply concerned about devastating losses that we seem intent on ignoring. I liken it to walking along the edge of a steep cliff. Waves are crashing on the rocks below and part of the cliffside has been eaten away and crumbled into the sea. Choosing to ignore our precarious position, we sing loudly and turn our eyes from the dark storm clouds moving our way.