I believe it is every person's natural birthright to have access to all three- clean air, water, and land. The Earth will give us this only for the price of maintaining harmony with it. Of giving back as much or more as we take. This is the foundation of stewardship- using conscious free will for the betterment of the whole.
Stewardship means taking a stand for healing. It means listening to gut instinct, to the land, and to the community. Stewardship is what's happening right now in Standing Rock. And I feel both inspired and empowered watching so many stand up for the wellbeing of the land. It's a cycle of care: the individual must support the wellbeing of the land, and the wellbeing of the land supports the wellbeing of the community, which supports the wellbeing of the individual, and so on.
Each individual is part of the whole Earth system and so must act in alignment with the best interests of the Earth in order to experience wholeness themselves. Each person is a factor in the cosmic equation and has the power to influence the environment we share.
A Golden Eagle landed at Standing Rock a few days ago and sat perched for an hour, even allowing some there to touch it. I think we're seeing a communication with another being that ca